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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? ...

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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 ...

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of vomiting blood 12 years ago and was treated for esophagus varices. No varices were noticed after the treatment. I had fully stopped alcohol for 8 years since then and after that I have been taking once ...

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+ Ribavarin treatment for 48 weeks before 2years and it was of use. He is not taking any medication after that. Last week he suddenly lost his memory and concentration but after certain treatments he is normal now ...

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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 ...

Public Forum Discussions

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Hello, After post variceal banding, I was told to go on a low protein low salt diet. The only help ... weeks after the endo banding but permanently hereafter. ...

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42 year old male with varices due to alcohol. still drinking intermittently. bled 2 months ago and required urgent OGD, no action. recent smaller bleed noted by melaena after a binge. wants to fly from ...

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get varices.. so he made endoscopy and band the varices of veins and ask to examine after one month ...

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I was recently diagnosed with esophageal varices 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 ...

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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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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 had a bleed from esophegus varices on 5th Feb, was in ICU and banding was done. Again second ... need one more session of banding. last banding was done after giving me 4 units of plasma as my INR ...

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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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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 ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

Hi i read your query very carefully. I would like to sugest runing leg's dopler ultrasound to rule out any varicous vein.

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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

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Prognosis of patient with cirrhosis depends on the cause of cirrhosis and the amount of damage. If the cause is taken care of, then the liver can regenerate fast. The principle cause of death can be variceal bleed, encephalopathy, infection