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Recovery after esophageal banding

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Is pills safe to take after esophageal varices banding?

After my mothers esophageal varices banding is it ok if she takes her pills. Is it possible for this to cause the bands to come off? Or the tissue to leak? ...
 

What causes esophageal tear?

to the emergency room when the meat had not passed after 24 hours because I was not able to swallow anything ... it was from the anistia and it was normal. I went home and the pain felt like it was moving the day after I ...
 

What causes gastro esophageal reflux?

I had an EUS with biopsy . There was a contained esophageal tear 3mm at GE junction. After this I hear crackling after I swallow when lying down only. It wakes me up several times at night. Barium ...
 

Is it necessary to take omeparazole for eosinophilic esophagitis?

I am 54 years old, 5'10", 195 lbs. I was recently diagnose with eosinophilic esophagitis after esophageal spasms, and after no health problems for decades. I drank beer in excess which I have stopped ...
 

Done band ligation for liver cirrhosis with esophageal varices. Have difficulty swallowing. Common?

esophageal varices (Grade 3-4). His doctor advised band ligation of the varices to decrease the risk of bleeding. The first banding was done on 4th XXXXXXX After the procedure, he had minor discomfort ...
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Acute esophageal reflux after Swine Flu

I have just visited a doctor , yesterday, and was told that I have no heart or lung problems. I m wondering whether esophageal reflux continues after the worst part of the flu is over, or does it resolve ...
 

Esophagitis. Smoking marijuana harmful to health?

I have esophagitis (two grade a lesions) and was wondering if smoking marijuana would be harmful to my health. I have not felt any worse after smoking but was wondering if there was a major problem ...
 

Persistent Gastro-esophageal disease.

I suffer from acid reflux. It happened after taking Ibrufin. I have taken so many took so many antacid medicines but it did not help. I searched the net and found that a cup of yoghurt and acidophilus ...
 

What are the best possible treatments for deviated esophage ?

I have had esophageal dysphagia for many years. Mu gastroenterologist did a gastroscopy. he said that I had a deviated esophage and left...... I am in Canada and would want further treatment because ...
 

Gastro-esophageal reflux in children.

. She was diagnosed with reflux (GERD) but she does not vomit any milk. After feeds she sometimes feels uncomfortable and we feel milk is coming up. We keep her vertical after each feed. The head end of her bed ...
 

Barrett's Esophagus or HPV Esophagitis. Is it curable?

, Chronic Esophagitis + GERD and Chronic Gasthritis, Also I has a history with recursive H. pylori. Today I recieved my last biopsia results and I am very scared. Now after almost 11 years, it seems I don t have ...
 

Diagnosed with esophageal varices. Set up for liver transplant. Had crohns disease. How is Varices and crohns disease evaluated ?

I was recently diagnosed with esophageal varices 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 ...
 

How to swallow food after diagnosed with esophageal cancer ?

sir my mother is suffer from oesophagus cancer only a small amount of food she can take there is no pain in the foodpipe when she take meal the the foood is stuck in the throat what can i do for the treatment food stuck in foodpipe then inhale by...
 

Suggest medication for difficulty in swallowing after treatment for esophagal cancer

my mother is 65 years and had a treatment for cancer of esophagus(chemo, surgery and radiation). all treatment completed 15 days back. even though she can swallow the food easily. after 5 or 6 spoons ...
 

What is the solution for Esophageal spasm after a hiatal hernia surgery?

I had an Esophageal spasm while drinking water, and could not swallow, spit, or breathe, and almost died. I never even knew what they were. Started 8 mos. following Hiatal Hernia surgery, which involved ...
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What is esophageal pathology?
Esophageal pathology means something wrong with your food pipe . it connects your mouth to stomach
 
What medical tests are used to the diagnostic of eusinophilic esophagitis ?
Esophagogastroduodenoscopic biopsy i the best modality to diagnose the above condition.
 
Hi docter, i was drinking water and after i swallowed it under my breast i had a pain
it could be esophageal spasm. This will reduce after sometime. If it doesn't, please consult a doctor
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