Is it Acid Reflux?
zeneros3 hours ago
I went to the ER about 6 days ago, couldn't breathe. Thought it was an asthma attack. My throat was really tight. ER doctor couldn't find an...
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prissymissy2 days ago
I had an oesophagectomy 3 years ago. I take Lanzoprazole 30mg twice daily. I am having the most vile acid reflux, it wakes me up an...
Lullabell13 days ago
Hi hoping you could answer or help me with a few of my problems I went into hospital in march 2016 with Liver abscess I lost an awful lot of...
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Barrett's Oesophagus on the Jeremy Vine show
OPA_AlanM6 days ago
Well done to Chris Robinson for explaining about reflux and Barrett's Oesophagus on the Jeremy Vine show with Dr Sarah Jarvis.
You can listen...
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Endoscopy in france ... cheaper
Garysreflux7 days ago
Hi.. im a gerd sufferer, severe oesoph narrowing. On 20mm omprez... /day. Waiting on HH op on nhs. Quite long gaps between appointments an...
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Targeted therapy- New drugs - any good for stomach cancer?
D1Carol8 days ago
Jimmy, My Dad, was first diagnosed with stage 2 gastric cancer in May 2014, and told it was in-operable. He was treated with EOX chemotherap...
Osophegal junction outflow obstruction
Rosina199 days ago
Hi I'm new looking for some support and loads of issues with tummy got mammotary done and dr Sao the pressure is very high and muscle not op...
Acid reflux gurd
1960finas11 days ago
Hi I've not been on for a while,my daughter had terrible acid reflux and was taking at least 5 amoprizole a day,she also had stage2 oesophag...
Any experience, suggestions regarding brain metastases found 8 months after having oesophagectomy.
wanderingpanda12 days ago
My husband had his oedophago-gastrectomy (adenocarcinoma) 8 months ago(Sep 2016). He had been recovering quite well until past month. Then s...
LOWER OESOPHAGEAL SPHINCTER (LES) Part 1 - causes of dysfunction - block diagram
gutlesswonder14 days ago
Heart burn - Oesophagitis - GERD - Metaplasia - Barretts - Carcinoma all progress from the failure of the LES (LOS-uk) to discharge it's fun...
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Oesophaggeal inoperable swallowing problems worsening!
Alan215115 days ago
My wife Dorothy was diagnosed Dec 2016. Cancer!.
Dorothy's world is upside down and for all the family too!.
She was given recently by oncolo...
Feeling selfish for being nervous, op date looms!
Amycaz15 days agoPOPULAR
I am feeling very selfish for posting this, My Dad has had his date for the op, which is next week, and i feel nervous, for many reas...
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I'm new here and would like any info' re hyperplasia
Wierdorwhat16 days ago
I apologise in advance for the long post but I am beside myself with worry. I am a 68 year old, female, I have B12 deficiency, had a para...
Reflux, oesophagitis and nissen fundoplication surgery
grannyjogger17 days ago
I have had a hiatus hernia for many years and GORD. A gastroscopy three months ago showed Grade C oesophagitis, 6cm sliding hiatus hernia an...
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Stobborn or Realistic
Justleaveme17 days ago
I am new here - 53 year old, female. Diagnosed with Achalasia almost 3 years ago. Have had 5/6 dilatations to date. Space in between usua...
Opinions please, surgery or not??
aussiemummy17 days ago
I would really appreciate some opinions. My husband was diagnosed in March with Esophageal Cancer, T3, N0, M0. He will start Chemotherapy a...
Pain after total gastrectomy
gwood8023 days ago
It's coming up on 4 weeks since I had my stomach removed, and just over a week since I was discharged from hospital. In many ways I would ...
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'Please offer me a seat' scheme
OPA_AlanM24 days ago
One of the ideas that our friend Larry Rees had, but sadly he did not live to see it implemented, was a badge that could be worn by cancer s...
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HELP! ACID REFLUX OR SOMETHING ELSE?
Rachel1989a month ago
I have suffered for over 15 years with stomach and digestive issues. I'm 27 years old and had a very nasty appendectomy when I was 13....
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Reoccurrence of Cancertain!
JanAa month ago
Hi I had my Ivor Lewis op in January 2011 & after quite a long time after thought I was getting on well.
Went for my annual check up & to cut...
Recurrence of OC
jacwencha month ago
I've just had confirmation today that my OC has come back. I'm 10 months post-op and devastated to say the least.
I have 2 lymph ...
Food is a bad four lettered word!
HerIndoorsa month ago
Hi. My husband is 7 months post op for an extended total gastrectomy after cancer was found in the cardia. I wouldn't say he sailed through ...
jacqueline24a month ago
I have just been diagnosed with Reflux--I have had a feeling of mucus at the back of my throat for years and have been treated with Antihist...
Julse65a month ago
I went for a gall bladder scan today and the doctor said that I need a long tube down the throat (bad memory for names here) as he th...
How do I cope with my fears? (I'm NOT the patient who has had oesophageal cancer removed!)
AlisonStobarta month ago
Im really struggling with MY fears to the point where I really believe I'm letting my husband down very badly. I'm hoping that some of you o...
SUBGLOTTIC STENOSIS - this rare condition has been included on this site due to it's implication in gastric reflux syndrome*****.
gutlesswondera month ago
Subglottic Stenosis in Adults Treatment & Management
18 April 2017
Partial or complete narrowing of the subglottic area may be congenit...
18 months post op diarrhoea
Sue-Sa month ago
Hi I am writing for my mum who had part of her stomach and esophagus removed 18 months ago. Although she has lost a lot of weight, she isn...
Yellow stools ...taking ppis for silent reflux
Cinroba month ago
My dr recently diagnosed me with LPR(silent reflux) and increased my dosage of aciphex to twice a day. I've been doing this now for about 6 ...
speedway1957a month ago
Hi all this is the first time I have posted anything on here. I am now 3 1/2 years post op from having an Esophagectomy. Please could anyone...
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OPA_AlanMa month ago
Many people refer to the issues around the effects of chemotherapy on mental clarity and so on, and it is not always taken seriously. Ther...
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