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    8 yrs ago had esophageal cancer and had it removed had hernia removed 2 later now for 4 years suffering from asperating pneumonia right lung and it collapsed drink thickened fluids always on antibiotics have pneumonia all the time going to see a specialist to find out if a stent will help have good enphozima asma on oxygen 24. 7 can anyone out there relate does a stent help disgusted sheila7

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      8years after removing esophagus the and some reconstruction surgery I have developed asperating lung problems I have to drink liquids with thickener but I sill get pnamonia all the time always on antibiotics they are thinking of putting a stent to help me breathe on oxygen 24-7 does anyone out there that can relate

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        7yrs. Ago had mr esophagus taken out luckily no more cancer had some problems lately 1year ago on my 67th birthday 6-9-46 got pnemonia was hospilized got plenty of anti biodics stated getting pnemonia every 3 months more hospital stay and anibiodics turned out to I have aspiration pneumonia all liquids going straight to lungs not to stomach had speech therapy electrodes to stimulate the little mussel in my throat ...

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          this is sheila7 again trying to get this right my husband explained it more clearly, i am a 4 year survivor  i have had alot pain and not being able to breath. takes me to the er all the time, symptoms looks and feels  like heat attach. er call is esphogial spasms  .   have  had a catscan that showed a hernia. i met with a surgeon he told me  my intestines have pushed...

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            Just asking anyone out there if they have any problems with there intenstense moving up near diaphram which causes breating and chest pain I have to go to er every time this happens Dr. says live with it or have a surgery to maybe help it and push down the intestins please help me decide also not a good eater never hungry always feel sick when I eat,   NEEDLESS TO SAY I AM A 4 YEAR SURVIVOR

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              I just had a endoscopy  and found that my intestines are wrapping around my stomache went to dr. he said it was my descesion to have this surgery that will pull down my stomache and intestines. sometimes I get real bad spasams that i cannot breath wind up going to er. it happens maybe every 3 months or so but leaves me so drained and scared  to ever  eat again I am 67 healthy heart, so confused about h...

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