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Date Joined Aug 2009
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   Posted 9/6/2009 1:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi all.Just need to talk.IM looking at a redo nissen down the track I hope(my own fault too much activity 2wks post op).Had the barium test no reflux but as Bill was saying hard to believe also test only done standing up.Heading to doc to have mamotry test done in a few wks.That night after activity had acid up again and downhill fm there.Now on acid reduction more than before rolleyes Heading to new gi doc for new tests .I would do the op again  because felt like a new man first 2wks. No more yawning ,not as tired , palpitations gone, more energy etc. Im just worried docs will say sorry we cant find anything wrong with new tests.Feeling physically crap again .I know you all havent got a magic wand.Thanks for listening
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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 4961
   Posted 9/6/2009 9:08 AM (GMT -6)   
I still can't figure out why they didn't do the whole barium test. Everyone I have had was done in multiple positions.

Take care.

Elite Member

Date Joined Jul 2009
Total Posts : 14475
   Posted 9/6/2009 1:33 PM (GMT -6)   
During my first swallow they only had me stand up for most of it and laid me down about 2 minutes.
My second one they had me rolling over several times, laying on my sides, back, and stomach along with the standing up.
It was the same place both times.... go figure?


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Date Joined Apr 2007
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   Posted 9/6/2009 5:18 PM (GMT -6)   


I can understand your anxiety and I hope they will do the redo.  Try not to anticipate that the new GI Doctor will not help you. 

We are all here for you and don't beat yourself up over the first surgery.  There are better days ahead just stick with us as one of us may have that magic wand.



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