Awareness Campaign - February 2018
OPA_AlanM7 hours ago
This is to let you know in advance that Action Against Heartburn, including all the charities involved, including the OPA, are repeating Feb...
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ellieqa day ago
Hi all, i'm 9 months post-op. Generally pretty good recovery. Get very tired from time to time and struggle to eat very much but getting on ...
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Here we go again
jestjules3 days ago
On January 9th 2012 my husband was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Following numerous tests he had an Ivor lewis keyhole op which resulte...
Gemindina4 days ago
Just found out after 2.5 years my mum has had a recurrence. It' back in the eosphagus stomach and a little bit in the lungs.
I don't know wha...
relief from post-op pain
Johrene5 days ago
Hello again folks,
I have another request for help..... have any of you good people out there found a method to relieve the discomfort on you...
PPI's --- maintaining a sense of perspective (2) ..... no cause for alarm but need to continue vigilance.
gutlesswonder6 days ago
The Fremantle Diabetes Study is a major, well constructed and hence authoritative medical research programme.
The following is a selective ex...
New here please advise
tanya697 days ago
Hi I'm new here, my partner (male 50) had surgery for oesophageal cancer 4 weeks ago after 3 sessions of chemo . He just got the all clear ...
Ivor Lewis op vomiting food back up
DeborahGale7 days ago
Hi, My Mum is 24 days post Ivor Lewis op. She had a chest infection and had to have fluid drained from her Lung, which set her back. After e...
Need to know about diet post placement of stent in food pupe
rahulkm7 days ago
Hi, I am Rahul and my mom have a stent placed in her food pipe about a week before. Can anyone tell the life of metal stent in actual. & die...
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nitramerap8 days ago
4 months after my I L operation and still painful to lift on right hand side of chest, my doctor said it was muscle damage and my consultant...
Thithach8 days ago
Hi. Has anyone here had the merendino jejunal interposition?
Bitter taste - 5 m post op
Kizzy218 days ago
Hi.. after some advice. I'm new here and 5 month post subtotal gastrectomy for benign ulceration and plyrous valve in stomach closing over. ...
Post op .....3 months !
Debbiewallis9 days ago
Hi all !
Not posted for a while , I’ve been sooo low and suffered from stress myself recently. Even though everyone said how unbelievably ha...
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Need some information regarding Ivor Lewis procedure
Lucypuppy9 days agoPOPULAR
Husband had a very positive meeting with his surgical team today. His tumour has shrunk quite a bit (we weren't sure that it had...
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2.5 years post op -sickness problems
Gemindina10 days ago
My mum had eosphagus and top part of stomach removed 2.5 years ago. She recovered really well initially and even out weight on after having ...
Help with "Dumping"?
Creoncol10 days ago
I will be 2 years post -op next month,positives are feeling reasonably fit,put on about 7lbs recently,but still get dumping from time to ti...
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12 Days and Counting
Lucypuppy12 days ago
Geezo at the start of this whole nightmare it seemed like an eternity until chemo for my husband was to finish, but here we are and he only...
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Anyone recommend exercises to tone up my torso post transhiatal esophagectomy - roof top scars
violetqueen12 days ago
Op was 4 years ago .Still quite conscious of discomfort/pain from surgery and site of feeding tube . Makes me overprotective of the area and...
Fiona Carey's chart
OPA_AlanM12 days ago
Fiona Carey is a patient representative, co-chair of the Coalition for Collaborative Care, and has had far more than her share of cancer pro...
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deep breathing and coughing
rasor15 days ago
im seven weeks post ivor lewis procedure when taking deep breaths i start coughing is this normal thanks guys
Esopghagectomy 3 months ago, 29 year old patient, what should my expectations be?
Kajeo18 days ago
I'm a recent patient of an Esophagectomy and have a few concerns, I hope I could get some insight on. I'm not exactly sure t...
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NEW TO THIS SITE - I THINK I MAY HAVE HIATUS HERNIA!
sheenah18 days ago
Hello Everyone! I am new to this forum - I found you through the Thyroid Uk forum, where the people there almost literally saved my life wit...
Short of Breath
Chapman7624020 days ago
18 months ago I had Nissan Fundoplication surgery to repair a 9 cm Hiatal Hernia. I recently began having extreme amt of gas and my stomach ...
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Vmix35020 days ago
Hi I had mild indigestion and constant burping and felt bloated after food. I eventually had an endoscopy and was diagnosed with a hiatus he...
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NO STOMACH,NO TUNE FEED
LadyBaroness21 days ago
ESOPHAGEAL CANCER EITH TOTAL GASTRECTOMY 4 YEARS AGO. WEIGHT LOSS,ESOPHOGITIS, & PAIN DAILY
EVEN WATER HURTS WHEN IT GOES DOWN..
HELICOBACTER PYLORI - some background information
gutlesswonder21 days ago
In 1983, Warren and Marshall described the Gram-negative, spiral-shaped microaerophilic bacterium, Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) that colo...
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EGJ Outfow Obstruction_ Anyone else????
famousamos23 days ago
I am new to this post. I have been diagnosed with EGJ Outflow Obstruction of the esophagus. Some doctors think it is a variatio...
Gfish24 days ago
Hi ,does anyone have experience of retiring from teaching on full pension due to inability to sustain the job ( low energy levels, repeated ...
"Am I meant to be OK now?"
OPA_AlanM24 days ago
Every so often we have posts that reflect the difficulties of coping with the after-effects of cancer treatment in a number of different asp...
You Want Trouble Mate?
sufferer224 days ago
Bit Of A Laugh For Those Of You Feeling Down.
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