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Stent in oesophagus

Even after placing the stent in the oesophagus 2 weeks back, cannot drink liquid, what can be the problem. Once the stent us inserted, can it be removed?
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello..
Well stent is placed for a reason and cannot be removed without a reason...yes initially difficulty will be there... Kindly follow up with your surgeon or gastroenterologist
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