Post fundoplication damage from vomiting?

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   Posted 4/3/2008 11:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone had damage to fundoplication from vomiting. I had mine done about 10 years ago. Two months ago a had an episode of strong vomiting and since then, I have had throat pain, acid taste in my mouth, bloating, reflux etc.
My doc did an endoscopy and the wrap appeared fine. Any ideas?

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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 4/4/2008 6:39 AM (GMT -6)   
No, I had the Nissen Fundiplication a couple of years ago and had a stomach bug less than a year after surgery.  I was able to throw up without any problem.  You hear all of these horror stories that you won't be able to throw up again after having this surgery, I think that's a small percentage of people.
I hope you get some relief, if not, maybe get a second opinion.  I've also heard that these wraps work for about ten years.  Remember, I'm a volunteer and a reflux patient just like you.  I'm not a medical professional.  Please keep us posted.
Take care!

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