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lexipoo
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   Posted 4/11/2013 12:32 PM (GMT -6)   
Its been a yr since my Nissen Fundo and d I am having heartburn still I had my surgrey on Jan 11th 2012. I think I might have to go for another Endoscopy I don't want to cause I am afarid they willl tear it. Alexis

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   Posted 4/11/2013 6:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Alexis,
If you're worried, than it's a good idea to get some testing.  You don't have to worry about the endoscopy...lots of people have them after their Nissen surgery.  I did.
Sorry you're still feeling badly. Hopefully, you can get some help.
Good luck,
Denise
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"Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.”

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“Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.”
Eckhart Tolle

lexipoo
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   Posted 4/12/2013 10:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Denise,
I will talk with my GI Doc I see him this month I see him April 19th at 10:45am hope we can fix the problem and I don't have to have another surgrey. Grrr Alexis

dencha
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   Posted 4/12/2013 11:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Alexis,
Good luck with your appointment!  Let us know what you find out.
Best wishes!
Denise
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Nissen Fundoplication 2/09
Allergy/Asthma

"Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists.”

“Worry pretends to be necessary but serves no useful purpose”

“Accept - then act. Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it.”
Eckhart Tolle

opnwhl4
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   Posted 4/12/2013 12:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Alexis
Sorry to hear you are still having issues.

A barium swallow may be a good idea. It's none invasive and can see what he wrap is doing and if you are refluxing.

Take care,
Bill
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lexipoo
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   Posted 4/12/2013 5:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Thxs Everyone will let you know, Is is normal to have heatburn still after a Nissen ?

opnwhl4
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   Posted 4/12/2013 7:58 PM (GMT -6)   
Not really. but it does happen some times. Some people have to still use some type of heartburn med. Have you ried anything like pepcid?

Take care,
Bill
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lexipoo
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   Posted 4/13/2013 1:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Maybe I will try that see what happens
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