Nissen and Exercise

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Date Joined Jan 2011
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   Posted 4/1/2011 12:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I have had a Nissen Fundo six years ago. I have had problems with core exercise sense then. I can not do sit ups and I recently tried Yoga, it killed me. What happens is that I get a pulling feeling on my esophagus,burning sensation under my beast bone ,horse throat and refluxing with know acid coming up. I talked to my surgeon and he indicated that this has nothing to do with my Nissen . He sent me to a cardiologist and I past all of my test with flying colors. I also get the same sensation when I go boating when the waves are rough.

Can you please let know if anyone else has experienced these symptoms?

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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 4/1/2011 12:58 PM (GMT -6)   
It sounds like you may have loosen some and the surgeon won't admitted it. Ask your GI to do a swallow on you to double check for leakage.

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   Posted 4/1/2011 8:15 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi dellie,
Welcome to Healing Well! It is possible that you're getting a small amount of reflux...not enough to create heartburn, but enough to bother your voice, and create some irritation. It's not uncommon for people to have a little reflux after the Nissen.

If you've had it for 6 years, it's possible that things might have loosened up a bit.
Joy's advice is to your GI doc, and see if he/she recommends some testing to see what's bothering you.
Good luck!
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