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lightsinthecity20 hours ago
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Ivor lewis surgery
Copyap2 days ago
Hi , I had ivor lewis surgery on 19th march 2018 due to cancer in esophagus.I am 52 years old.
Still having pain at surgery spot and nausea ...
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Fear of future
RitaandOllytogether2 days ago
My son went from 12 stone aged 12 and ended up 7 stone in seven months. The hospital treated him with an eating disorder and consequently pu...
What's your torso like now if you had a transhiatal oesphagectomy and a roof top scar ?
violetqueen3 days ago
I've got quite a significant bulge under the scar on my right hand side and wondered if this was a common re arrangement after the re jig of...
Treegirl3 days ago
Hi anyone got any advise hubby diagnosed in February after many tests treatment finally started in April 5weeks chemo and radiotherapy with ...
Johrene3 days ago
I have reached the first anniversary of my Ivor Lewis op to remove a small benign GIST. Although the retching has subsided greatly, for so...
Jack hammer esophogus Gross pain and severe sob
carolg14 days ago
Following even small amounts of food I can barely breath it is so painful excruciating it’s like I’ve got a thick film front of my chest and...
Have you had a GI bleed?
OPA_AlanM6 days ago
Professors Adrian Stanley, Loren Laine and colleagues are writing an article for the British Medical Journal about Upper GI bleeding, and wo...
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Is this recovery of chemo/radiation normal?
Tonyabrady7 days ago
My husband went through chemo and radiation for stage 3a lung cancer. After the treatments, he had his surgery 7 weeks later and they said t...
In agony again.....
boogaloo748 days ago
Well here Iam again 4am and wracked in pain. Gp will not listen. I need help now. I'm existing not living. Had enough of this!!!!!
sukinsmudge8 days ago
Just been diagnosed with the above. Just wondering if anyone been diagnosed with it too. I had lingual tonsillectomy 3 years ago...
boogaloo749 days ago
Hello I'm a 44 year old female. I suffer with a hiatus hernia. My symptoms are horrendous. All my GP offers is sympathy but he doesn't feel ...
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Oesophagi/gastric patient survey
geoffrey211 days ago
Please support a new European wide survey to gain insights and knowledge about oesophago/gastric cancer patients experience and needs, cover...
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phil13 days ago
At our last meeting a member of our support group informed us that for the last 3 months he has reduced his PPI dose from one Lansoprazole 3...
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Length of hospital follow up
Stringbean5314 days ago
Hi, is there any research as to the optimum time people should be followed up by the hospital, after treatment for oesophageal cancer? There...
cures and remedies for hiatal hernia?
HannaPixie14 days ago
any suggestions? it causes me bad dyspnea and i cant live with it anymore...
Regular tummy upsets
AlisonStobart14 days ago
Alan’s nearly 2 years Post IL. I think he’s doing really well apart from a couple of things. One is that he continually has phlegm/mucus in ...
Survey. Please help
AlanWare15 days agoPOPULAR
Hello everyone. I am asking members who have had oesophageal cancer, if they had ever taken Alendronic acid tablets. I am asking in order ...
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Calboy16 days ago
Hi as you all know my mum had the Ivor Lewis operation and we just had the test results back from lab that the cancer got sent off too .... ...
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Nortriptyline to desentisise the esophagus?
Lucyscougall16 days ago
Hi, I was wondering is anyone had been put on 10mg of nortriptyline to "desentisise" the esophagus? I'm only 21 and have had chronic esophag...
Strange taste in mouth.
Dannymo16 days ago
Hiya, I have a hiatus hernia and had been on Esomeprazole 40 mg daily for about 5 years, when my G P switched me to Lansoprazole and then Ra...
PONDYMAN16 days ago
I'm about to start 5 weeks chemo rad and has anyone any tips for side affects?
Scoliosis - has anyone had the misfortune - post EC surgery?
lightsinthecity16 days ago
Hi Everyone. I have been meaning to write on the above subject.
Although this has been happening over the last couple years I think I may h...
amsy17 days ago
Hi all....after 2-3 weeks of very, very bad pain, sickness, nausea, dry retching, and complete loss of appetite, I underwent a barium swallo...
Trudivo17 days ago
Hi everyone.... first, I just wanted to let you all know how helpful it has been to read your posts and hints for recovering from this surge...
Creoncol21 days ago
I have recently started to suffer night sweats, whether it is a post-op reaction I don't think so because I'm 2 years since. I wonder if is...
Calboy21 days ago
I heard my mum speak today for the first time in nearly a month as they put a speaking valve in the tracheostomy such a good feeling to be a...
aNNEX12321 days ago
Hi all. I had an oesophagectomy about 18 months ago, and apart from an awful lot of wind, upwards and downwards, I am suffering from stomach...
Domperidone - has it worked? Scared to try it due to the side effects
Jobarton21 days ago
Hi, I have been given a prescription for domperidone but i am scared to take it. I was instructed to take it to prove whether i have silent...
Really painful /takes my breath any help please trapped air
carolg121 days ago
I have jackhammer esophogus and am really going thro the mill at the moment as hav very severe copd , I’m getting lots of trapped air in my ...
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