My husband is 68 and was diagnosed with cirrhosis of the liver and esophageal varcies 2 years ago ...-diabetic, controlled by diet and exercise. The Gastro Doc prescribed a liquid med to take prior to eating to coat ...
How long can a person live with cirrhosis and esophagealvarices? My son s girlfriend has had the banding procedure a few times. Age 29, ht 5 3 , wt--hard to tell because of the ascites--maybe 150. H ...
I have had osophical warieces that were banded twice last year last time around 7to 8 months ago also a heart attack about 19 years ago Iam 48 is it safe for me to take a long haul flight of around 12 hours then 8 hours (2 hour stop over) to...
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 ...
I had an esophagealvarices ligation (3 separate ligations) at 1:30 pm 4 hours after being discharged I proceeded to eat, I eat Chichen soup with small potatoes and carrots very soft and fully cooked ...
My husband has cirrhosis of the liver as well as liver cancer & is on the liver transplant list. Recently he has developed a gravely voice. Could this be related to the esophegeal varicies he has because of the cirrhosis? Or should he see his dr....
hi i had a grade 2 oesophegus varice banded last monday,still feeling alot of discomfort in chest area.and feels bloated,i called endoscopy friday and explained they said,if it got worse to go to a ...
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.
Hi Dr. Grief my husband has been having stool with blood lately. What can be the cause?
Fresh blood in stool will indicate bleeding from rectum most commonly due to hemorrhoids. Blackish or dark stool will indicate bleeding in upper gastro-intestinal (GI) tract.
Fresh bleeding requires digital examination and may be colonoscopy. For upper GI bleed you will need to have Upper GI endoscopy to rule out esophagealvarices, bleeding peptic ulcer, stomach carcinoma.
Hope this helps