LPR? Slow transit...
Hiddena day ago
Hi I'm hoping someone can help.
I have been ill for many years and won't bore you with lots of detail but...
10 years ago they removed my tons...
Hidden2 days ago
Hi everyone, it's nearly 6 months since my son had his IL op and he is doing very well apart from the fact that he has had a few asthma atta...
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My husband is scheduled for the Ivor Lewis procedure in late July. He has finished chemo and radiation. T2. His PET scan showed no tumor re...
Is it esophagus cancer?
kostakosta1115 days ago
Hello, my name is Kosta. I am still not diagnosed with cancer but I have a lot of test and I still don not know what is it. Everything star...
CEA going upwards. Oncologist recommends Chemo
Mulomulo5 days ago
I am close to 11 months post ivor lewis. After my surgery my CEA was 2.5. It has gradually crept up and recently from April to June...
Hidden6 days ago
I am new to this site. So glad I found it! I had an esophajectomy with a gastric pull-up in 2007. Many complications, infections, post op...
'Patients as Partners' event at St Mary's Paddington
OPA_AlanM8 days ago
I am circulating this opportunity to attend a workshop on 7 July at St Mary's hospital, Paddington. If you would like to help, the contact...
mariamelville1239 days ago
hi is it ok to go cold turkey off ppis as i want to try a natural approach to gerd i have been on them for 2 years have severe bloating weig...
Symptoms before diagnosis
Firefly4310 days ago
Hi everyone what a great site you have here and thank you for allowing me to request some info from you that I hope will assist my situat...
bdazzler11 days ago
I am currently awaiting an emergency endoscopy for pain in my right shoulder, pain at a certain point when I swallow, spasms when I swallow ...
sick of coughing
mariamelville12311 days ago
hi new to hear have gerd which has been controlled with esomperole and gaviscon advance, but woke up in the night with a coughing fit which ...
When will pain go away
Chantelle8713 days ago
Can anybody help me iv had a biodegradable esopheagal stent fitted and its holding the sphintcer of my stomach open which is causing acid re...
Diarrohoea problems post surgery
Griffo10514 days ago
Has anyone had similar problems ?
Since my surgery in December 2015 where I had part of my oesophagus removed , I initially didn't have too m...
Can't stomach as much. Get it?!!
westhamwhit15 days ago
I am 2 years post op (full gastrectomy and partial oesophagectomy) and in the last 4/6 weeks I have developed problems in eating as much as ...
Hidden15 days ago
Reading that the World Health Organisation has stated that a possible cause of oesophageal cancer is the drinking of very hot drinks such as...
OPA meeting in Adelaide Australia
Jen100516 days ago
First post here and I am wondering if there is a opa meeting held in Adelaide Australia.
I had iver Lewis op in February this year, ...
Pain in upper left abdomen????
3dUSA16 days ago
Hi Everyone! I don't know if this is the right community but here I go. I been having pain in my upper left side of my abdomen. It doesn't f...
Blood from bowels
kiddy19 days ago
Blood from bowels after 2nd post op chemo.Always get constipated day 5,6&7. This time thought I would be prepared , howeveri took laxative a...
Aussiepete22 days ago
I'm 18 months post Ivor Lewis where they took 1/2 my stomach and 1/3 my oesophagus. My surgeon has me on Creon 25000mg 2 tablets with e...
I've read and listened to folk on this forum and also at an OPA meeting discussing things like hypoglycaemia. I'm noticing a few "funny...
Makulit24 days ago
I'm 20 months post Iver Lewis and have recently reduced my Omeprazole intake to 20mg/day. I have been told to take this first thing in the m...
I'm new here and looking for advice
Court25 days ago
I have recently been diagnosed with GERD and am looking at ways in which I can stop medication and control this through diet etc. I also ha...
Bile reflux, post Ivor Lewis
Mentalmicky6a month ago
I'm 3.5 yrs post I L and doing very well, so much so that I sometimes forget myself and over indulge late in the day, this sometimes result...
SINGING AS THERAPY .......further to Alan's post here :- healthunlocked.com/oesophag...
gutlesswondera month ago
"Singing modulates mood, stress, cortisol, cytokine and neuropeptide activity in cancer patients and carers"
Daisy Fancourt1, 2, 3, A...
Hiddena month ago
My wife finished chemo in November and had her op in Feb. Whilst in hospital she had a massive chest infection which has done more damage th...
Possible internal scarring pain
westhamwhita month ago
Hi, I had a partial oesophagectomy and partial gastrectomy just over 2 years ago. Over the last 3 weeks I have developed a pain where the op...
OPA Northern Ireland
The_OPAa month ago
Our OPA Northern Ireland Group are in the limelight!
BBC Radio Ulster
CRUK - Useful and very informative patient website
Oesophageal biodegradeable stent
Chantelle87a month ago
Hi i have had a biodegradable stent fitted 2 weeks ago since procedure i have sevre chest pain and constantly feel nauseas , does anybody kn...
The Gall Bladder and its function
Jeannie1a month ago
Hi, I had my op four years ago. Everything is great now, but I had a very painful gall stone last year, which they trawled a balloon through...
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