lpr, anyone get relief with anything

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joe1619
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   Posted 1/23/2010 3:16 PM (GMT -6)   
just checking in with everyone. has anyone ever got relief from lpr. i take ppis 2 a day and get no , i mean no relief. my throat is as red as a fire truck and has been for 1.5 yrs. scheduled for another manometry, 24 hr ph study and endoscopy. also have gastritis induced from drugs(prescribed) and a slight delay in stomach emptying. all the antidepressants and addictive sedatives did the damage. anyone get better with surgery. i have heard plaind gerd sufferers improving with fundo, but those of us with gerd/lpr i honestly have not heard of improvement

couchtater
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   Posted 1/23/2010 3:53 PM (GMT -6)   
I had silent GERD. My lungs were constantly irritated from the acid. Meds were no helping me anymore.

I had the surgery last month and am feeling great. I don't cough all the time from gunk. I had a partial Nissen called a Hill procedure (270 degree wrap).

Joy

mookiemoomoo
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   Posted 1/24/2010 8:54 AM (GMT -6)   
hi i am 4 weeks post nnissen i had full wrap now im not on any medication for reflux at all .
Michelle


joe1619
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   Posted 1/24/2010 6:16 PM (GMT -6)   
thats awesome. glad youre both doing well. sometimes i feel like tossing in the towel because no local drs. listened, now i have got a new doc whos ready to see whats going on i just hope relief can be found. any surgeons/clinics i should keep in mind. problem no drs in ia can offer anything but fundo, i want whats best for me for once, not whats easy for them. thanks again for the post

couchtater
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   Posted 1/24/2010 6:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Check with the American Gastroendrologist (sp?) website. You can look up your state and get a list of GIs in your area.

Joy
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