Anyone had a Mallory-Weiss tear of the Esophogus

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Jul 2011
Total Posts : 131
   Posted 4/16/2012 7:40 PM (GMT -6)   

I am 10 months post op and doing well almost back to normal but have had a setback.

Last week I had an episode of dry retching brought on by an intense migraine and since then have had a sharp pain in the centre of the stomach under my breastbone. I comes & goes in waves, is worse when I eat or drink & I feel nausea with it.

I spoke to my GP who said it sounded like a Mallory-Weiss tear from the pressure of the stomach while dry retching which has caused a small tear in the mucosa layer on the inside of the esophogus. She has put me back on PPI's and a soft bland diet for 2 or 3 weeks until it heals.

Anyone else heard of this or had it happen to them.

Hope everyone is doing well....


Regular Member

Date Joined Dec 2011
Total Posts : 133
   Posted 4/16/2012 8:06 PM (GMT -6)   
I have never hear of it but I would ask for liquid Carafate for sure!
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Thursday, July 19, 2018 10:23 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,983,154 posts in 327,090 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 161895 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, lejame.
421 Guest(s), 13 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
81GyGuy, mattamx, Doc Kern, PeterDisAbelard., ashleylynn, Missouri, jronne, dbwilco, dbell, Geekything, Fauntleroy, delisa, iPoop