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Hello sir I ask you frequently empty bowels, after eating food and some time come fat and bad smell in stool some time come come indi...
I have been at battle with my innards for over a year now. for the last month and a half I have been taking a ppi, which has not helped a...
A 1.2cm gist tumor was found through endoscopy in the fundus part of my stomach. I had a surgery Oct 30 2017. After surgery the hematolog...
Avatar universal Week old abdominal surgery is weeping on one end. Is that normal? RupturedAppendix My appendix ruptured sometime betw...
Hi. My husband has been battling GIST and last year had sugery to remove the tumor and was taking GLEEVEC to shrink the tumor.. an...
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I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Gist Tumors in an in operable area in Feb 2015. Put me on Gleevec 800 mgs worked for a little over a year. N...
Can anyone give me information on what I need to know about this? My biopsies from endoscopy came back. I have a benign fundic gland ...
Can anyone give me information on what I need to know about this? My biopsies from endoscopy came back. I have a benign fundic gland ...
My partner has had stomach gist removed in early 2012. They suspected it had ruptured before removal so they put her on Gleevec. After a ...
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Hello, I'm 34. Just wondering if anyone has had their periods play up after a gist removal? My was removed 8 months ago and now my ...
I've suffered from abdominal pain attacks for about 10 years (I'm 39). I get anywhere from 2-5 attacks per year. The pain is located un...
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Hi. can someone answer me this question... My dad has gist cancer. he removed the first tumor 6 years ago. and this last year he is been...
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Hi , I'm a 41 yr. old female in very good health and no pre - existing medical conditions. I have had severe abdominal attacks since I ...
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I had a gist tumor removed from my stomach 3 weeks ago. I had been progressing well, but last week, I began having a stabbing pain in my ...
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My husband has been on gleevec since a very large tumor was removed 5 years ago. His latest CT scan showed 4 tumors, one being larger. ...
curious if anybody has started the trial and how they were progressing.
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 da...
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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 ...
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 tr...
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