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JohnEH5 days ago
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I wasn't expecting this
For the last six weeks I have felt as if food was getting stuck at the bottom of my chest below my ribs. A few seconds of discomfort and th...
Pazhugs15 days agoPOPULAR
Hi, I wonder if anyone can offer advise, my husband is about to have a oesophagectomy ( they are removing 2/3rds Oesophagus and and 1/3 stom...
Sophiejames2124 days ago
I'm wondering if anyone help me, I had a endoscopy yesterday and. It was the worst experience of my life, I had three ml of sedation and oxy...
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Just found this site and feel more assured reading other people's experiences.
cheliZajaz10 days ago
I found your site via MacMillan. I have spent a while looking through posts. Before 6 weeks ago I'd never heard of cancer of the oesophagu...
After oesophagectomy 2nd op for leak - very worried
Pazhugs5 days ago
Can anyone advise me, my husband had his op week ago today , but had to go back to surgery 2 days later for a leak repair, he has chest infe...
PPI'S - Another new study finds further concern for caution regarding possible adverse side effects.
gutlesswonder9 days ago
Popular Heartburn Medication Linked to Increased Stroke...
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Lydia196022 days ago
Can this condition be explained? The symptoms that suggest or lead to this? How serious this condition is and whether it indicates cancer or...
No chance of surgery if stage 4?
gwood8019 days ago
After radiotherapy for oesophageal cancer
Zantri14 days ago
Had 9 wks EOX chemo, then operation to remove all stomach & some of my throat...
Life after surgery - blood tests to check deficiencies
violetqueen16 days ago
I have a feeling that a reduced stomach and long term use of PPI's makes one at risk of some essential vitamins/minerals...
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amsya month ago
Hello to all.....I am 3 months post-oesophagectomy and just wanted to check what is normal and what isn't. Problems are; pain all around che...
Alfie1218 days ago
Had a tumor removed from my oesophagus 5yrs ago been good till now seem to get acid,sick,no appetite and feel as if I have no energy
Life on a Feeding Tube
curlyhead22 days ago
My name is Sharon and I am 68 years old. I underwent an Esophagectomy in 2007. I lost at least 25 pounds weight-wise and had the usual probl...
phila month ago
I am 10 years post op and wondered if any of you know what the main symptoms of needing a Pyloric Sphincter Stretch. And would an endoscopy...
margie116 days ago
Hi I received my CT scan results today and am pleased to say they were positive all good no metastases after 4 years of having my IL surger...
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feeling nauseaus when eating
leechs18 days ago
HI, 5 years after the op to remove Oesophagus the nauseaus feeling is still present when about to eat and now dont want to eat so getting wo...
Can radiation treatment cause oesophageal issues??
Thyroidfightera month ago
Had thyroid cancer 2013 + 2 x radioactive iodine treatment 1-131
ABNORMALITY IN GULLET
basten17 days ago
I am 67 UK. Been told I have his. I am in extreme pain on eating for months and PPIs made no difference. The pressure burning in chest throa...
Stomach pain after esophagectomy
barbaragmapa month ago
My husband had an esophagectomy (robotically) 14 years ago. Since then he periodically experiences incapacitating pain in his navel. Only m...
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