Esophageal varices

What is Esophageal varices?

Is dilated sub-mucosal veins in the lower third of the esophagus.

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Hi, my uncle has been diagnosed with esophageal varices and liver cirrhosis, he is also a patient of diabetes, the current doctor has given him...

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Hello and thanks you for your query. I am Dr. Rommstein and I will try to help you as much as I can with my answer.
Yes he can travel,it won't have...

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my husband is diabetic and not following his doctors recommendation. He also has a cirrhotic liver (bled from esophageal varices and had them...

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Cirrhosis is a form of endstage liver disease.Once the disease process has started,only it can be delayed but it cannot be...

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Hi. I have esophagus verices which bled into my stomach. I vomited quite a lot of blood. Blood was also present in my stool, which still is. I was...

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I have osteoporosis and was prescribed Alendronate 70mg tabs. Then adviced not to take them. Infusion was prescribed then. I have verices in...

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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...

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I have esophageal varices,, hepatomegaly ,liver failure, gerd, hiatyl hernia, etc. Is excess saliva normal? This is be to me. I also have an...

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This is regarding my father aged 72 yrs. He was diagonised with Hep C three years ago when he was hospitalised for bleedign esophageal...

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Hi, my father is cirrohsis of liver patient for the past six years. Currently his report showed decompensated liver disease with active urinary...

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My father has hepititis and as a result scirrosis and recently had an emergency with varices bleeding they did banding to stop the bleeding. What...

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