What are the esophageal varices that led Daniel Bisogno to intensive care (you can have them and burst at any time)

What are the esophageal varices that led Daniel Bisogno to intensive care (you can have them and burst at any time)

2023-05-30 23:45:25

A sudden, sharp, strong pain in the stomach is usually a sign of an “emergency.” Ideas come to our minds such as: appendix, gallbladder… but, what are esophageal varices?

When we talk about varicose veins, we inexorably think of our legs, and of those spider-shaped veins that form due to poor circulation. Yes, even if we exercise. But are the varicose veins that form in the esophagus the same or, do they obey the same causes?

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Daniel Bisogno enters intensive care due to ruptured esophageal varices

This condition is not as common as the lower body condition, but it can happen to anyone. This is what happened to the host of the “Ventaneando” program.

Although the latest medical reports indicate that Daniel Bisogno’s health is stable. It cannot be denied that the breaking off of this kind of varicose veins can be deadly. Since she derives complications such as what the famous faced, a liver disease.

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Esophageal varices: what are they?

As such it is not a disease, according to the Mayo Clinic Institute This is a condition in which the veins of the esophagus become enlarged because the normal flow of blood to the liver is blocked, either by a clot or fibrous tissue.

people with liver diseases Serious patients are more susceptible to developing this problem, but also those who have severe scarring of the liver (known as cirrhosis), thrombosis, and parasitic infections.

Symptoms of esophageal varices

Like many medical problems, esophageal varices don’t produce any signs until they rupture, resulting in bleeding. The signs of this are:

1- Dark stools that have a tarry or bloody appearance

2- Vomiting with large amounts of blood

3- Loss of consciousness or fading due to loss of blood

Given the symptoms, it is essential to go to the emergency room, since it requires immediate medical intervention.

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Complications of esophageal varices

If the rupture of an esophageal varice is not attended to, there is a risk of experiencing a bleeding episode, which can be so serious that it produces a shock that triggers death.

How to avoid the appearance of esophageal varices

As is, there is no treatment that prevents the development of esophageal varices, but there are measures that can help reduce the possibility of their appearance:

1- Avoid drinking alcohol. In addition, it is not recommended in people with liver problems, it overloads the liver
2- Maintain a healthy diet. Reduce the intake of fats or fried foods
3- Try to have a healthy weight
4- Reduce as much as possible the use of chemical substances and medicines

Now that you know how dangerous esophageal varices are, you will never ignore a stomach ache again.

If you want to know more about belly pain, we invite you to watch the following video:

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