Oesophageal Patients Association

Oesophageal Patients Association

Oesophageal Patients Association

The Oesophageal Patients Association (OPA) aims to support those who have undergone, or may undergo, surgery and other treatments for oesophageal and...Read more

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  • 10 days ago I developed really bad liquid diarrhoea which I still have today (nine days later) This starts during meals or within minutes...

  • I would be interested in knowing how long people had off work following oesophagectomy. I've just read advice from a physio stating that...

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  • I had my third dilation last week and am scheduled for another June 26th. My surgery was only in Sept of 2014 and soon I will be having my...

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  • After a very successful oesophagetomy 15 months ago I am disappointed to find I am getting a constant build up of fluid in my throat. This...

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  • My 35 old daughter is very stressed at present as she has had acid reflux for several months. Following referral by her GP she had an...

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  • Hi has anyone got any ideas on how I can deal with heartburn and coughing? I cough when I have acid and when eating, I stopped eating as it...

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  • Hi .. i had my ivor lewis operation 2yrs ago , i love eatng out but would like smaller portions sometimes without ordering from a childrens...

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    Please could you give me some advice my dad is post op 7 weeks and he had Ivor Lewis he just ate a kebab and it's stuck in his throat and he...

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    It is three years since my husband had is oesophagectomy, and now he is started to show symptoms the same as he had when first diagnosed...

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  • My wife just been issued with beta blocker medication ,Bisoprolol fumarate, the data sheet however states "After the very first dose of...

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    I have picked up a virus that includes a bad cough, I had the full oesophogus taken away and cut through the ribs, this makes my ribs very...

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  • my husband was diagnosed in Jan 15 has stages 4 on chemotherapy

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  • I had the Ivorlewis surgery on Sept 3rd of 2014. I have had to go and have the balloon treatment to allow me to eat twice. It lasts about a...

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  • Hi all has anyone been left with very cold hands after there op I had a triple heart bypass a few years ago and my hands did feel cold after...

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    I have recently been diagnosed with Barretts and have continued to take the 20mg of Omeprazole prescribed 4 weeks before the endoscopy on...

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  • Visited St Thomas's yesterday and now have a date of 23rd June for surgery,under the care of Mr A Davies

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