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Heartburn after esophageal varices banding

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Dr.   Ashish Verma MD

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? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashish Verma ( General Surgeon)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

Hi, My father had esophageal varices banding 2 weeks ago. He suffers from cirrhosis with 30% - 40% live function. Is he allowed to take a long international flight (~15 hours)? Is there a risk to his ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Chandrakant ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prakash H Muddegowda ( Geriatrics Specialist)
Dr. Poorna Chandra K.S MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Poorna Chandra K.S ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Surendiran MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Surendiran ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Smruti Pevekar MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Smruti Pevekar ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Kakkar S. MD

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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kakkar S. ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Ralph Chambers MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ralph Chambers ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  T Chandrakant 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...

Dr.  Ashok Kumar MD

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...

Dr.    Dariush Saghafi MD

You may have esophageal varices 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...