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  • cmayes1953 has replied to a post on the message board

    My husband had 9 dilation in one year after his surgery and had a total of 14 all together hasn't had any in 7 years he had his surgery 8 years ago

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      my husband was told to not take any alka setzer mylanta pepto or any kind of anti acids because of all of his meds for his stomach

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        my husband still takes a lot of stomach medicine even after having surgery some days he does better then others when he goes to bed but here latly it seems to be doing fine . he feels it when it is starting the acid coming up and he trys to jump out of bed but sometimes it is to late he has his bed up the head of the bed but it all doesnt help all the time. he really needs to watch what he eats to close to bed, but l...

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          does he not have a feeding tube in? my husband only ate potatoe soup for maybe the 1st 3 days after his feeding tube was removed then we did scrambled  eggs and when his throat would start closing he would drink the carnation instant breakfast . till he got his appointment for throat strecthing he knew when he needed it and would call the dr. in the begining it was often but it has been years. the 1st ...

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            my husbands feeding tube was between his shoulder and the top of his breast after about a month we could go to the store and things and it was hiden by his shirt he had to do some extra feedings at night because he was loosing to much weight at 1st. now he weights to much

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              I no i did not eat for about a month , well i ate but did not have meals because I was afraid eat would get hungry smelling the food and I was starting to just imagin what a big tbone would taste like and i sure had one when he was able to start eating.he done real good when he was aloud to eat regular food but we started out real small like potatoe soup and things like that he doesnt like steak any ways. he had his ...

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              • cmayes1953 has replied to a post on the message board

                yes the milk products will do it and I have been keeping track of what my husband eats when he has a atack at night and it is usally something deep fried

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                • cmayes1953 has replied to a post on the message board

                  my husband takes his meds morning and evening  

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                    I wish all the stomach medicine comercials would do more advertising about acid reflux that is so bad it is what causes the cancer. My husband was lucky to have such a good stomach dr, and was always doing his test when they were needed an that is how we found out about his he had not had cancer yet but after they sent his biopsy to cleveland clinic, and that was he was told that he had a 25% chance of not getting ca...

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                    • cmayes1953 has replied to a post on the message board

                      my husband had his surgery 6 years ago . and is doing fine they told him he would only be able to eat maybe 10 very small meals a day. but that never happened, he was on feeding tube at home for about a month an a half, home health showed me how to clean it. Then when his feeding tube came out his 1st meal wa s potatoe soup, we dont eat much potatoe soup now.  He went back to work after 5 months. Over the year o...

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