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curious if anybody has started the trial and how they were progressing.
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Hello my mom is 78 she had an operation of intestine where 1.5 meters of intestine was taken out as there was blockade it has been 45 days science the operation she has a constant side pain finally a doctor asked for X ray of abdomen wh...
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My 17 year old child (female) is having digestive issues, morning nausea (she is not pregnant), and somethings vomiting, occassional diarrhea and sometimes constipation. She had the same issues last year, we took her to a Gastro and he ...
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after gist is removed. what is the best diet to follow during recovery?
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I have been suffering from 2002 with chronic diarrhea (10-25) loose bowel movements a day almost everyday and I'm drained to the bone.My diarrhea is so loose it sometime just brown explosive water. Needless to say I have developed hemorr...
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hello. i don't know if you can help me with this, but i'll try. i would like to know which is the best medical center in europe for treatments and consultation for GIST cancer? and what his name? thank you very much
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I am 36 and had a small bowel follow through 2 weeks ago and saw my doc recently. I found out it said: Concern for loops of small bowel draped around messenteric masses and I would recommend a CT scan of abdomen and pelvis with contrast....
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been excising for the last three years have not lost weight but actually gain in the stomach area with pain and more swelling i now weight 300 lbs
kathy778 | Last answer
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i have had gastrophralisis and a phluxilplycation (witch is a twist in my esophagus and dose not let my throw up) i had a tumor (GIST) removed in april of 2009 and now i have been taking regulan and every now and agin they will give me a...
mynetteb | Last answer
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Hello, Please bare with me and read the whole series of events since 2009. I have been having constant and sometimes on and off abdominal cramps. The doctor on doing a lot of tests said that I had a malrotation of intestines and h...
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whats is the treatment for CD117 negative GIST?
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I have a question arise in y mind that tumor is a cell which have to be remove before it gets too big and I have heard that many tumors turns into cancer. There are many people who are having a problem in there stomach and they always di...
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hi wondering if anyone can help, i get a burning kind of pain in the middle right of my abdomen area its in the top right area of where the large colon area is, also get bloating too. It makes it worse alot of times if i sleep on the ...
mikesmith0007 | Last answer
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I have been diganoised as GIST duodenum and had undergone whipple's pancreatico glarodeneclomty 0n 23rd April 2010. I developed complications including Upple GI bleeding, delayed gastric emptying and respiratory complications from which...
uvaa | Last answer
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Hi - I am not sure this is the right place but I'm trying to find out about Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST). Does anyone know what they are and what kind of specialist would treat them? Thanks for your help! Michael ...
Michael | Last answer
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I copied the following post from almost 2 years ago, from a user named "lindyy": 'I am a 57 year old female who has never had any gastro problem until I was diagnosed with H Pylori about a year ago. At the time I had tremendous amoun...
riverwide | Posted
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I suffered with GERD and abdomen pain for more than a year, after going thru 3 endoscopes I was put on anti-biotics and PPI for ulcer and pylore three times so far. The most recent abdomen CT scan showed a small GIST in fundus area, so a...
GIquestion | Last answer
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i have small tumor in stom., & lots of polyps. tumor size of a quarter & cancer. it is confined to this area. surg. said i need gastrectomy, he did not say yet how much of stom. is need to be romoved. jan. 7, 2010 is set for surgy. i h...
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i am suffering from tumour in my abdomen,which has been identified as gist by couple of doctors of various hospitals.this tumour is CD117 Negative and blood vessels are also stuck into it.Now the doctors say that first the size of the tu...
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My mother has been having tests for a very low platelet count since January and has recently been diagnosed with MDS. On the 12 May she had a camera down her throat and the results told us she had a polyp that after biopsey was not a p...
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