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   Posted 4/2/2013 9:15 AM (GMT -6)   
 Hi,heading for my tests in  Newcastle Uk today.Ive a scan at 8am, a endoscopy at 9am,a Barium swallow at 10 and manometry and PH test at 11.30 tomorrow.Hope they can find out whats wrong with a Nissen Fundoplication I had done in Febuary last year,which has caused me nothing but problems.
Wish me luck,i need it!   Barry.

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   Posted 4/2/2013 10:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Best of luck to you and I hope your tests give you the answers to what is causing your problems.
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   Posted 4/2/2013 10:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Good luck and keep us posted on your results.

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   Posted 4/2/2013 10:57 AM (GMT -6)   
Good Luck!
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   Posted 4/2/2013 11:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Good Luck Barry hope they find something so you can get relief. keep us posted.

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   Posted 4/2/2013 6:54 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck, Barry! yeah yeah yeah
I hope you find the answers you're searching for and can get yourself fixed up!
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   Posted 4/3/2013 2:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Barry, I have followed your story with interest and wish you luck with the people at nugits.
All the best


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   Posted 4/3/2013 1:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Hope they find the cause. Maybe too tight of a wrap. Best of luck


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   Posted 4/5/2013 5:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi,thankyou so much for the support! Im back home with all tests done but I have to wait a while until I get the results.Surgeon done my endoscopy and said everything looked ok,a floppy nissen still intact with no slippage or herniation.He said it can be hard to tell though if somethings not right.
Barium swallow was interesting,they spend ages with me turning me in all directions and theres definitely a problem though they would not discuss it with me,i heard one of the technicians saying "it looks as theres hold up above the wrap"?
Manometry was fun,the probe wouldn't go in properly,it kept turning on itself in my esophagus,after a few attempts it went in ok,again they wouldn't discuss results but said theres a problem with my swallow.
Hopefully they will be able to sort out whats wrong from these tests because I think ive had enough. I,ll keep you,s posted. Thanks! Barry
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