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Esophageal Varices Questions

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Has anyone almost died due to esophageal varices due to severe liver damage...alcoholism?

Posted 20 Aug 2015 by sbdk 2 answers

I was put into a coma twice. The side effects of this ordeal mental, psyical etc are difficult to describe... any help?

Esophageal Varices with Bleeding - I recently suffered from this twice...can anyone talk with me?

Posted 14 Jun 2015 by mkelly74 1 answer

I just want to know what you went through and how you are doing, what caused it etc etc... I need someone to relate too

Esophageal Varices - Did they have treatments for varicose of esophagus in 1967?

Posted 10 Feb 2015 by madhatter 2467 2 answers

My mother had cirrhosis we assumed was from alcoholism, but I know she had hepatitis at least 10 yrs. prior. Her death certificate listed Varices of esophagus as cause of death. I just wonder if they had any treatments back then. She was 47.

What is the best time of day to take Nadolol for esophagael varices?

Posted 3 Jul 2011 by Joel Lipset 1 answer

Have been taking 20mg nadolol for esophageal varices, but it fatigued me so much, heart rate around 60, bp 90/55. Now I am splitting the pill and taking 10mg. I seem to just get exhausted in the afternoons. Anyone with knowledge on this? Best time of day to take it? Thanks, Joel

I have been diagnosed with esophageal varices. My last bowel movement consisted of dark tarry stool?

Posted 2 Jul 2011 by ptmeeks 1 answer

... Should I go to ER or just wait and call my doctor?

I just got out of the hospital and they gave me a script for protonix, my ins. won't pay for it. can

Posted 14 Jan 2010 by gls0711 2 answers

... i use my zantac that i already had instead? i was informed that i am in advanced stages of cirrhosis with esophageal varices and due to my age, 75, that i wouldn't be a candidate for a liver transplant.

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