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 ...
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 was recently diagnosed with esophagealvarices 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
During Christmas i've noticed after drinking alcohol (wine) I caught and spit a little bit blood, I had 1 month without drinks, but now situation is the same.
You may have esophagealvarices or peptic ulcer disease. You should check with your doctor who will likely get you scheduled for an upper endoscopy or even a barium swallow in order to define your GI tract more to see where this bleeding is coming from.
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