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ladyinred
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   Posted 10/31/2012 9:16 AM (GMT -6)   
WELL....had the lovely manometry test this morning and as per usual for me there were problems. It would go so far and stop....4th try did it. I have an appointment with my surgeon to go over all the tests next week with a tentative date of the 13th for surgery.

I think I saw on here some questions to ask my surgeon but can't locate it now...anyone remember? I have some of my own but I'm sure I've missed something.

Getting nervous now. I'm usually nauseous after surgery and worried if you can't vomit what that means. Am I being too wimpy about this?

Pain doesn't worry me...had 4 children naturally so figure I'll be okay there.

Thanks
idea
Sharon
RA, OA, Fibramilgia, scleritis, hiertal hernia, GERD, cardiomyopathy, sleep apnea

Post Edited (ladyinred) : 10/31/2012 8:29:44 AM (GMT-6)


ericapeace2000
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   Posted 10/31/2012 10:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Make sure to ask the surgeon how many procedures he has done and what his/her success rate is.
GERD Moderator; Diagnosed GERD, no other medical conditions (this one is enough)

opnwhl4
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   Posted 10/31/2012 11:05 AM (GMT -6)   
Sharon-

Let them know before you go into surgery that you get nauseous. They will give you meds to help with this before surgery and after surgery. They have a lot of tricks to help with nausea after this surgery.

Take care,
Bill
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