I'm gaining weight on Creon plus GI specialists don't understand Pancreatic Enzyme Deficiency nor CREON
DorothyCraig2 days ago
I started having GI problems, diarrhea, weight loss, hair loss, and more. I found a great GI specialist who put me on a 72 hour fecal test a...
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2 years post op
Helenmick2 days ago
Morning all my husband is now 2 years post diagnosis he had pre op chemo and after 11 out of 33 nodes were positive which was a shock so had...
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Barretts making me sick?
Bluewolf3 days ago
Hi folks, diagnosed with Barretts just this week after endoscopy. I thought my problems were due to ulcers and was taking lansaprozole for a...
beatthis62 12 weeks post opp
beatthis623 days ago
Thank you all for your kind words of support and encouragment. I only posted a few days ago. They have been invaluble already
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Davidfr4 days ago
81 yr old post esophagectomy patient. Had surgery 9/1/2016. Not gaining weight back but seem to be recovering nicely.
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Dad's pre op
NatChap4 days ago
Hi, my Dad went for his pre op today and all is well. His surgeon has said that he does the op in 4-4 1/2 hours which is half the time we w...
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For my friend ...
moule5 days ago
Hi .. I'm writing on behalf of my friend in hope someone may be able to help with any answers. Pauline was diagnosed with Oesophageal cancer...
Struggling a little to make the best of what we have.
lynnbibb5 days ago
As you know Dave had IL surgery in January, with a 5 week hospital stay and complications including his new plumbing going on strike ...
post op ivor lewis
beatthis625 days agoPOPULAR
Hi to all. i am new to the forum. Im 55 and i'm 12 weeks post op with a very sore back (ribs ive been told) dumping syndrome, acid reflux, f...
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Date for Dad's op!!!
NatChap6 days ago
my Dad has finally been given a date for his surgery...next Thursday!! He finished his 3 months of chemo about 6 weeks ago and it ap...
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Hello from the daughter of an OP!
Jo_BHF6 days ago
I've sort of stumbled across you (I run the new BHF community) but wanted to post here to share a bit of my story.
My Dad was dia...
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Creon do they really help ?
Creoncol11 days ago
I have been taking creon for 16 months post ok oesph. Cancer .my stools are light to mid brown and consistently float. My weight has remaine...
Gastric and oesophageal cancer and pernicious anaemia
Firefly4312 days ago
Hello everyone, I am to have an endoscopy in a few days because I have just had pernicious anaemia (PA) and low iron and ferritin levels. I ...
EOSOPHAGEAL CANCER - Understanding staging
gutlesswonder12 days ago
The stage of esophageal cancer is a standard way for doctors to sum up how far the cancer has spread. The treatment and outlook for people w...
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Dad going through Hell
Moosey13 days ago
Dad was initially diagnosed with cancer in March. Was then told in April it had spread to his liver and stomach so was now stage 4 with a 1-...
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hiatal hernia operation
Mileton15 days ago
Ive seen the doctor in the hospital, and he is referring me to a consultant, for an operation on my 8cm sliding hernia, which is above, my d...
Ivor Lewis Operation
Lynsey260115 days ago
I am completely new to this so please bear with me while I figure out how to use/ message!
My dad was diagnosed with oseophageal can...
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sproxtonm18 days ago
Had a Stretta procedure yesterday at James Cook University hospital. I was so well looked after by the amazing Mr. Viswanath. He's one of th...
GUT HEALTH - here is the latest scientific consensus regarding an unpalatable but increasingly important subject:
gutlesswonder18 days ago
Best Practice Unclear for Fecal Transplantation
Ricki Lewis, PhD
June 01, 2017
Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is under investigation to...
Oesophageal treatments worry.
Alan215120 days ago
Today we got my wife dorothy home from a stay in hospital. She has been coughing blood clots in sputum but small amounts only then at 4am la...
sproxtonm20 days ago
I am new to this forum and was diagnosed with hiatus hernia, gastritis and acid reflux following a gastroscopy. I've also had manonetry and ...
Endoscopy and Fungus
zeneros20 days ago
So A few day days ago I had an endoscopy. The GI could not find anything wrong. No ulcers or hernia's or anything. Made me feel better. But ...
CANCER TREATMENT - SIDE EFFECTS - THE EYES
gutlesswonder21 days ago
Did you know that some cancer treatments can cause eye and vision problems? It’s a side effect that can be triggered by radiation therapy ne...
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PrillyD21 days ago
I have been diagnosed with an Hiatus hernia. I have a persistent dry cough. My family and friends keep telling me that it should be invest...
Stress , Anxiety, esophageal swallowing problems.
Alan215122 days ago
Can anyone advise on foods my wife can have different than soups all the time.
Currently she is in hospital has had 2 chest infections close ...
jaydee5423 days ago
My partner has just finished 3x3 rounds of ecx chemo prior to surgery. After the first round he had to have a week's break because of his bl...
Can radiotherapy affect eyesight?
SPS201624 days ago
My mother's tumour had been bleeding, and so she was given one dose of radiotherapy to try to stop it. It seems to have worked, and all is f...
steelee25 days ago
Hi all, looking for some advice.
I am a 50 year old male with 2 young children and have suffered from reflux since I was 20, was diagnosed wi...
Strange meeting with oncologist
gwood8025 days ago
Met with my onc today. For background I had goj cancer that had grown into my stomach with lymph node involvement. Operation to remove my fu...
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Mary-J3a month ago
I joined this site about a year ago, in the hope of hearing from someone that had similar symptoms. My son now 52 is vomiting at least once...
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