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What to expect after esophageal varices banding

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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 ...
 

What causes blood in stool?

or esophageal varices bleeding. Please suggest thank u ...I had blood in stool on 7th of this month. This was only once it happened after this my stool color ...
 

Is leakage from colon into peritoneal cavity possible?

I had a liver biopsy last wednesday for methotreaxate induced liver disease with portal hypertension and esophageal varices . After 8 attempts with needle biopsy using ultrasound , instead of getting ...
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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 ...
 

Malaria, splenomagaly and nonalcoholic liver cirrhosis. What is the reason?

with liver cirrhosis and splenomegaly detected on USG. he has a low platelet count, and H/o esophageal varices. also in chidhood he had a H/o repeated attacks of malaria could his present condition be because ...
 

Ascites detected in USG. Chronic liver disease, thickened gall bladder due to ascites, spleenomegaly. Permanent liver damage?

the following test with the following result. Upper G.I. Endoscopy for esophageal varices : Result: OESOPHAGUS:-grade IIX5 esophageal varices seen. Mucosa is smooth & pink with no ulcer or erosion. No structure, polyp ...
 

Alcohol induced cirrhosis, portal hypertension, ascites and hepatic encephalopathy. Lithroscopy suggested for kidney stone. Risks?

encephalopathy; no esophageal varices but has gastropathy. He has been diagnosed with a stone in each kidney 1 cm ... to remove the stones. What are the risks involved? He has a history of heart disease/bypass surgery and past ...
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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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