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Hi My mother is approaching 60 and is diagnosed with Oesophagus Varices small, she has grade 1 ... thinning, please advice how serious is her condition? Is it mandatory that all varices will bleed, Can ...

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I have varices can I fly ...

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esophageal varices (Grade 3-4). His doctor advised band ligation of the varices to decrease the risk ... in swallowing. He says that he has to take small bites of food and with slightly large bites he feels the need ...

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what are the effects of smoking marijuana on gastric and esophageal varices? I've had varices banded in both my stomach and esophagus due to cirrhosis of the liver, and obviously I'm not drinking ...

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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 ...

Public Forum Discussions

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&e,it hasnt but no better still finding it hard to eat solid food,having to mash it,feverish too ...hi i had a grade 2 oesophegus varice banded last monday,still feeling alot of discomfort in chest ...

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I have crocked vessels leading out of my liver this is causing portal hypertension and esophageal varices. They bx my liver and it is healthy. Is there any other procedure besides the TIPS that can ...

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How long can a person live with cirrhosis and esophageal varices? 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 ...

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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...

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Hello, My husband is suffering from liver cirrhosis with varices. There is no bleeding yet. Doctos said it is stable liver disease. Doctor will be performing glue procedure. What should be the diet ...

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My banding of esophageal varices GR. 3 done on 10/02/2017 due to alcoholic liver disease . Now health wise everything goes well. 1) there are need to done again banding surgery after 3 month? 2) I am ...

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My banding of esophageal varices GR. 3 done on 10/02/2017 due to alcoholic liver disease . Now health wise everything goes well. 1) there are need to done again banding surgery after 3 month? 2) I am ...

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Had 3 large esophageal varices banded on Monday. Still having a lot of discomfort and pain. Liquids on Monday and vanilla milkshakes since then. Doctor increased Omeprazole from 40mg to 80mg, but hasn ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

Hi. 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.

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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

doctor1 MD

Hi, 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 esophageal varices, bleeding peptic ulcer, stomach carcinoma. Hope this helps