I was recently diagnosed with esophagealvarices and set up for a liver transplant evaulation ~ my GI sort of left the EGD recovery room after telling us and said nothing else ...no calls , no follow ...
I have patient of cirrhosis with oesophageal varices .15 days back he had hemetemesis and landed into encephalopathy .patient recovered from encephalopathy and endoscopy revealed large bleeding eso.varices. His EVL ...
My husband is 68 and was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and esophageal varcies 2 years ago. No bleeding of the varcies at this point. A recent endoscopic showed a large paulip in the esophagus ...
my brother has cirrhosis of liver with numerous regenerating nodules, since he vomited lood an endoscopy was done he has esophagealvarices n band litigation was done 11 bands were placed on columns pl ...
Just discharged from hospital for esophagealvarices..was banded, received sandostatin, 3 units of blood, and 2 of platelets. I am a hypertensive diabetic, 62 y/o w/f with family history of diabetes ...
Hi Doctor, I have my endoscopy report which says final impression is small esophagealvarices mild phg.. what does it mean? Do i need to worry? What treatment?
Varices means dilatation of the veins which run along the course of the length of the esophagus.
These are not normally sen .
If the reports says so , you have to undergo ultrasonography and blood indices particularly the liver function tests.
You have to rule out a serious condition called Cirrhosis if Liver.
For the last 2 days i have had dark brown/black blood on toilet paper when I wipe. In the toilet it's orangish red. I have esophageal veracies. Also taking s
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The problem you described indicates that you are having fresh blleding probably from esophagealvarices.
You need to contact your primary care physician.
During Christmas i've noticed after drinking alcohol (wine) I caught and spit a little bit blood, I had 1 month without drinks, but now situation is the same.
You may have esophagealvarices or peptic ulcer disease. You should check with your doctor who will likely get you scheduled for an upper endoscopy or even a barium swallow in order to define your GI tract more to see where this bleeding is coming from.
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