It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Cancer: Esophageal Message Board

stomach question after esophageal cancer surgery

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-18-2010, 12:20 AM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 67
wildcat2000 HB User
stomach question after esophageal cancer surgery

My dad was diagnosed with Esophageal Cancer back in 2007. He had recontruction surgery (they replaced esophagus with part of the the colon) and had chemotherapy for six months so far as been ok for over a year (and its been 2 years since surgery) but now he has a stomach problem where he seems to get full and bloated really fast after only eating a small meal.

A piece of his stomach was removed but he was eating well and in good portions for a long time. Its only the past few months he's had this problem, which I should mention he feels a small bubble in his stomach that he can actually feel with his hands buts its not always there. Just when he feels full.

Its no surprise that he has alot of gas and burps alot. He's had a swallowing test and nothing showed up and so far the Docters have just recommended Over the Counter gas pills. They dont really work either.

We do have an appointment with the Gastrologist (spelling?) like a week from now but I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas of what could be wrong. Could there be something wrong with the surgery? I wouldnt think so, its been over 2 years now. Thanks for any thoughts.

Sponsors Lightbulb
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Acid reflux and stomach pains rsj97 Acid Reflux / GERD 20 06-13-2011 03:38 AM
Advice re GERD/Esophageal cancer symptoms PhilJG Cancer: Esophageal 12 01-10-2009 01:20 PM
lomg term use of ppi's can create more stomach acid! teacher2be Acid Reflux / GERD 1 01-31-2007 02:43 PM
stomach/intestines is bloated shootingrose Digestive Disorders 12 12-13-2005 02:18 PM
Any stomach cancer survivors? tetrimble Cancer: Stomach 11 06-10-2005 06:40 AM
I NEED SUGGESTIONS/ Esophageal cancer feeding problem Lloyd Cancer: Esophageal 3 02-18-2005 12:15 AM
stomach endoscope exam krisdance83 Digestive Disorders 8 09-16-2004 01:53 PM
Stomach Cancer??? osu12345 Cancer: Stomach 9 08-19-2004 05:34 AM
stomach cancer? and GERD? mistyone Cancer: Stomach 2 12-04-2003 12:54 AM

esophageal cancer

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:40 AM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
© 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!