GaynorH19 hours ago
Hi, I have had stomach problems for the past 8 years, 4 years ago after endoscopy and MRI and barium swallow and enema, I was diagnosed with...
7 years post ivory lewis
janiehun2 days ago
Hi I'm after some feedback. My husband is 7 years post ivory Lewis and has never been able to return to work. He's 55. Due to fatigue and bo...
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Please sign our petition about heartburn medication!
OPA_AlanM4 days ago
We have started a petition calling for the Government to requirte all over-the-counter medications to carry a warning on the packet "See a ...
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Livid red bruises on arms, poss. side effect
acornlady4 days ago
I started taking 20mg Omeprazole daily in March 2015, shortly before being diagnosed with cancer at the junction of stomach and o...
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drcot34 days ago
Early days, just reflux, endoscopy done, all clear but still on ccp, follow up to see specialist in later January. All usual ...
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Reflux and gum problems
Zod445 days ago
I thought I had got rid of my reflux problem only to be told that my teeth are eroding and I have gum disease. My heartburn and stomach ...
sidesaddle6 days ago
My GP saw me yesterday to discuss my progress since my IL in March. It was very thorough and looked at the scans and gastroscopy I had in Ju...
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Zantri10 days ago
I have now completed my treatment of chemo, surgery and ending with chemo coupled with radiotherapy. This finished 23rd November 2016. I hav...
Dezd10 days ago
I was diagnosed with hiatus hernia (quite large) in Nov 2015. I was placed on 80mg of omeprazole a day. (40mg twice a day). Acid symptoms se...
Stomach pain 1.5years post surgery
Laurat0311 days ago
My partner is now one and a half years post Ivor Lewis surgery and has managed to come off all his pain medication, he was having gabape...
PPI's side effects
Karjade12 days ago
I have recently been diagnosed with Barrett's Oesphagus and hiatus hernia. I was told I have to have a two yearly endoscopy and just told t...
jazzanne13 days ago
hi for 6 months am been losing weight gp does not know why she is checking bloods and been referred to gastro, my symtoms are w...
Maintenance drug trial
Skk00115 days ago
My father has been diagnosed with non operable Esophagus cancer (T3N2M1) and is currently under going Chemo. He has also tested positive ...
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Taste Buds Gone
glennon16 days ago
My 70 year old wife is ten months post op. We have solved many of her problems she had, even the reflux problem has been solved after trying...
JaneHNY18 days ago
Greetings all...I lost my esophagus 16 years ago due to a failed Nissen Fundaplication. My stomach was pulled up to attach, but it is placed...
Pompeyboy18 days ago
Hi Everyone, my name is Brian and I am 82 years old. Just before my 81st birthday I was diagnosed with cancer and was offered chemo with te...
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Next Steps ?
Blondie-B18 days ago
Thank you so much to those who kindly replied to my recent post about radio frequency ablation. I went in hospital for the day, about 2 wee...
Birmingham Upper GI Support Group
eag197719 days ago
I just wanted to help advertise the Birmingham Upper GI Support Group on behalf of the patients who run the group. It is affilia...
Food Quantity & Pain Levels
jessefrye19 days ago
I wrote an earlier post today about ongoing pain years after an Ivor Lewis procedure. Since then, I have read through hundreds of posts and ...
Ivor Lewis Pain and Nausea Years after
jessefrye21 days ago
First, what a blessing this site is. I'm still working through all the posts so apologies if this topic has been covered in a post I haven't...
Merry Christmas Eve
Lbrook24 days ago
Merry Christmas Eve all, let the festivities begin. I'm up already preparing the home for early visitors who are taking me and darling liv...
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choking and acid coming back up.....
damien625 days ago
hi everyone..i have had great difficulty in swallowing my food sometimes I get to the stage were I am a scared to eat in case I choked on it...
John's wife desperate for hope
JohnEHa month ago
Firstly thank you to all who have helped and supported John during his horrific and ongoing 'cancer journey'. As you will all...
Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month
OPA_AlanMa month ago
This is an advance warning that February 2017 is Oesophageal Cancer Awareness Month.
The aim is to raise awareness about oesophageal cancer a...
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Christmas is nearly here!
First of all, I hope everyone has a good Christmas and enjoys themselves as much as they can. I know it is a time for much thanksgiving fo...
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tenorbella month ago
I'm a participant in the Whitehall Stress and Health study and recent tests as part of that have revealed high LDL (ie "bad") cholesterol - ...
More Complications with Oesophagectomy
Pazhugsa month ago
I did post this on another, older thread of mine the other day, but thought I would do a independent post , Has anyone here heard of or expe...
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brucemillara month ago
Well I have now survived into my second year since my diagnosis of OC. What a journey this has been. In no way wishing to appear insensiti...
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hawarda month agoPOPULAR
the OPA is considering using some of its reserves to subsidise wedge pillows for members. Does anyone have any views on the topic? I...
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JulieEClarke01a month ago
Hi was wondering if someone understands me , I have difficulties swallowing, like there is something there, I at times get a pain in my ches...
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