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What to expect after esophageal varices 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? ...
 

Suggest treatment for esophageal varices inspite of having liver cirrhosis

. I was told that if they looked bad, they would band them. I don't know just what they mean when ...I have Varices , and I am going in the hospital tomorrow morning to have them checked. When I had ...
 

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 ...
 

Have esophageal varices banded. Is it safe to take a long flight?

About three weeks ago,I had five esophageal varices banded. Is it safe to take a long international flight, such as from XXXXXXX to Italy? Are there any risks due to the changes in air pressure ...
 

Person suffering from esophageal varices & liver cirrhosis. Life expectancy if untreated?

how long can a person live with esophagul varices and cirrohsis if left untreated ...
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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 ... ups .. nada ... I don t know what to expect ...what to do ... I have had crohns disease for about 30 ...
 

Had an esophageal varices ligation, throat feel stuck, pain and discomfort. Worry?

I had an esophageal varices ligation (3 separate ligations) at 1:30 pm 4 hours after being ... a liquid or do a sudden upper body move is this normal after this procedure the GI doctor said that I ...
 

Is it necessary to have endoscopy every month for NASH syndrome with esophageal varices?

My aunt has the NASH syndrome with esophageal varices. On doctor has told her she should have ... had an endoscopy in October, 4 varices were banded; she had another endoscopy on Dec 10, 3 varices ...
 

Suffering from chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, esophageal varices. Treatment?

( CTP 9/15), Baveno Stage 1v Portal hypertension- recurrent UGI bleed. Grade iix3 columns esophageal varices , fundal varices Post endotherapy status -EVL bands applied and glue injected. Decompensated ...
 

Diagnosed with cirrhosis, esophageal varices, high BP, benign. Done biopsy. Help?

My husband is 68 and was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and esophageal varcies 2 years ago ... and endoscopy. What questions are the most important to ask. thank you concerned wife ...
 

Cirrhosis with esophageal varices. History of encephalopathy. On lactulose. Unable to pass stools. Help

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 ...
 

Liver cirrhosis, grade two esophageal varices, loose motions. History of diabetes. Norfloxacin safe to take?

Hii Doctor… My father is 57 years old. He was diagnosed with non alcoholic decompensated (Non B, Non C) cirrhosis of liver with grade II Esophageal Varices along with that he is diabetic . EVL 2nd ...
 

Could stress lead to hypertensive diabetes?

Just discharged from hospital for esophageal varices..was banded, received sandostatin, 3 units ... and liver disease as well as cardiac. I need to know in detail what sort of diet I need to be on and could ...
 

Can I take propranolol and lactulose to treat cirrhosis?

with complications of esophageal varices without bleeding status chronic, mild. I also have Barrett s esophagus ... healthy and taking meds. like I should, and would like to know what my prognosis is can I live for a good ...
 

Suggest treatment for diabetes

(bled from esophageal varices and had them banded last January), has very sore feet, legs and back ... appetite is not what it used to be and his body fat is around 5%. Wait awaits him next? ...
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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
Dear User, Thanks for posting a query at healthcare magic. The problem you described indicates that you are having fresh blleding probably from esophageal varices. You need to contact your primary care physician. Thanks
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