Putnams bed wedge
Kate150318 hours ago
Does anyone want a brand new bed wedge for £15? My husband tried it for an hour under the sheet and can't get on with it. We live in west No...
Debbiewallisa day ago
Hi all.....My darling Tony has just had his 7th stretch since his op ( gaps between improving though) but this time he had ‘ thrush’ as well...
radiation shrinking tumor?
GHMi2 days ago
Just started on radiation on esophagus. How long does it take the tumor to shrink so swallowing improves?
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Pompeyboy3 days ago
Hello Alan Opal
You may not remember but back in September 2017 I posted that my wife had an endoscopy and diagnosed with hiatus hernia.She f...
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All for nothing
Laverock3 days ago
I'm truly sorry to be so down but I suppose I'm just being honest. My husband was diagnosed in July last year with stage 3, he had pretty ra...
Weight loss after an oesophagectomy
OPA_AlanM4 days ago
There has just been a medical paper published that confirms what many people here know instinctively - that weight loss is common after an o...
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Done well and now thyroid problem
Sue125nd7 days ago
8 months post operation. Feel I have done well up to now but following recent stretch and botox and follow up CT scan which has come clear ...
Cathbatley8 days ago
Trying to get holiday insurance has been difficult even the 'recommended ones' said no or are ridiculously expensive. My insurance 9months p...
Johrene9 days ago
I am now 9 months post-Ivor Lewis procedure. The occasions of retching seem to be lessening, but I just can't seem to get on top of the ...
Upper oesophagus cancer
Positivethoughts779 days ago
Hello, my 77 yr old dad was diagnosed a few days ago. He has had difficulty swallowing for about 4mths and had Barium Swallow done which cam...
Phlegm in Throat
Sandrarodriguez9 days ago
I’m new here and I was diagnosed with GERD two years ago. I am okay with it and occasionally take ozemaprozole. I experienced a phlegm in my...
beatthis6212 days ago
Thank you all for your kind words of encouragement and messages of support they mean a lot sincere wishes
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Bellybutton hernia post total gastrectomy
Kalindeeb5413 days ago
I am a lady of 63 years old. I had a total gastrectomy in July 2017 due to adenocarcinoma of stomach, diagnosed Stage 2B cancer due to perva...
beatthis6213 days ago
Hi all. i meet with my consultant last week and he is very happy with my progress so far and he agreed that i should stop using my jejunosto...
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Blood in mouth
HerIndoors15 days ago
Hi, hubby is 18 months post total gastrectomy and 12 months post ECX chemo after the operation. In the last few weeks/months he has ocassion...
ACID BOUNCE BACK
werfvan516 days ago
Throughout my 8 years post op Ivor Lewis, ive tried many times to reduce my PPI income and end up going back to my original dosage.Its alway...
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Chemo brain and weight loss
Laverock17 days ago
My husband is 4 months Ivor Lewis post-op and he is 76. Pre-op he didn't have radiotherapy as he has a pacemaker, he had 2 courses of chemo ...
Consultation about future research on living with and beyond cancer
OPA_AlanM19 days ago
The National Cancer Research Institute is doing a consultation to try and develop priorities about what subjects should be given priority wh...
Weight loss after oesophagectomy
ANichol20 days agoPOPULAR
Hoping to find some practical help having googled and searched online, and seeing some previous posts within this community. Looking...
BILE REFLUX ---- Article in the New York Times
gutlesswonder20 days ago
[Poster's comment:-" In answer to queries from several members I was seeking relevant media to help me explain why I have never taken any PP...
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THIS SITE - NAVIGATION HINTS
For lightsinthecity ........hope this helps if you haven't managed to fathom it yourself.
The Nerds who do the programming seem to be determi...
PPIs and Cardio Vascular Safety: Good Science to the Rescue - very re-assuring news for this risk cohort
[ Poster's comment - " I have omitted the study references and minor disclosures, please ask if you would like these. Additions within ( ) a...
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rasor24 days ago
hi i am 17 weeks post ivor lewis op. bread and wraps hard to swallow is this normal ,any suggestion on foods easy to digest .thanks
New and hoping to learn to navigate
lightsinthecity24 days ago
Hi. I sent out a post in response to gutlesswonder's post and then realized as I was reading through some other posts that they were 2 years...
Stomach Incision soreness
lightsinthecity25 days agoPOPULAR
Does anyone have post-soreness in the stomach area (what used to be stomach area) like right on the incision?
The area where your belly butto...
19 months after op, discomfort around the area where the oesophagus was
AlisonStobart25 days ago
Last night we had fish and chips. No doubt asking for trouble! During the night Alan had reflux and discomfort around the area where his oes...
Kyle_9625 days ago
Hi guys I'm 21 years old which I weight 57kg and lately those last 3 years I've been experience a lot of burning sensation in stomach which ...
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Proton pump inhibitors (PPI's) and the risk of vitamin and mineral deficiency: evidence and clinical implications
gutlesswondera month ago
[Poster's comment : Here is a learned article (in full, minus references) which details the results of a review of the published research li...
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Positive Pepsin test
Redpanda8a month ago
Received a positive Pepsin test today from an online company, which said I had high levels of Pepsin in my salvia in the last week. I'...
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Adjustable bed recommendations please
catlover50a month ago
I am two weeks post oesophagectomy and think it would be a good investment to buy an adjustable bed particularly as I am due a new mattress ...
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