... I have had 3 Nissens and with the last one, it took my body 1 1/2 years to get back to normal. While this seems like a simple surgery, a portion of your stomach has now been wrapped around the esophagus at the LES. With every surgery my digestion became very sluggish and I became constipated. I use Miralax which my surgeon recommended. I also took carafe suspension... (3 replies)
... I am also approaching my 2 years after fundo--I still have tightness even after stretching. I have had dilation (stretching) 3 times which has significantly helped, and am not sure if additional dilations are an option. The tightness is producing the same symptoms that I had with reflux--esophagitis and nasal irritation. My surgeon tells me that the tightness appears to be... (4 replies)
... Has Any One Had The Nissen Fundoplication Surgery To Treat Their Gerd? ... (4 replies)
... h food getting stuck is normal shortly after the surgery. But since you're 2 years past, you might want to talk to the dr who did the surgery about it. I had the Nissen surgery in January 07, and I still get the occasional feeling of it getting stuck, but nothing terrible. ... (4 replies)
... which has a section specifically for people who have had nissen fundos. ... (4 replies)
... Hi can you please describe the chest pain? Is it constant? I have chest pain where if I move the tissue hurts or something hurts in the chest area (30 replies)
... I had my Nissen Fundoplication in October 2008. 4 years ago now. They did my surgery as outpatient with a 23 hour stay in the hospital. ... (9 replies)
... I had my Nissen Fundoplication in October 2008. If you research my posts, you will see my journey and my advice from what I've learned since. ... (2 replies)
... I had my scope done and come to find out I am still having reflux despite the Nissen Fundoplication being done. Biopsies of my esophagus showed that I have developed Barrets Esophagus since my surgery which is a bummer. ... (2 replies)
... I had a Nissen Fundoplication done approximately four months ago and I am having some symptoms after this surgery that I haven't seen being brought up while I browse the Internet. ... (2 replies)
... I had the Nissen Fundoplication 5 months ago. I followed the instructions for eating starting with all liquid and gradually adding soft blended food and then onto solid food. ... (2 replies)
... pain subsides. Do you think that there is a slight possibility of me having a nissen fundoplication redo surgery? ... (11 replies)
... The surgery caused swelling and irritation in your esophagus and especially at the site of the wrap. Pushing solid food through there wasn't the best plan, and it would have made the swelling worse. Most likely, you just need to let the swelling go down.
Are you able to swallow liquids or thick liquids? My post-op diet was 2 weeks on liquids, then 2 weeks on baby food,... (11 replies)
... I had a Laproscopic Nissen performed on April 24, 2012. The surgery went well and the surgeon placed the wrap just right, no serious complications from surgery. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Everyone. I am 7 days post op of NF. I feel pretty good other than I am having bad diahrrea. It started on day 4 and hasn't stopped. ... (16 replies)
... I had laparoscopic nissen fundoplication surgery three months ago and have fallen into a big funk due to the recent symptoms I've been experiencing. ... (3 replies)
... 48 hours since the surgery and boy do I hurt all over! My shoulders hurt especially bad. The morphine I had at the hospital was certainly lots better than the hydocodone they have given me for home. Can't wait to be past this post-op discomfort.
I had about 5 oz. of a smoothie for lunch yesterday and a small cup of home made mushroom and goat cheese soup puréed and put... (22 replies)
... I keep trying to reply and my message keeps disappearing or won't post.
I'll try again and see if this shows up.
Okay, it did. I'll be brief in case it doesn't work again. I'm not sorry I started Lexapro. I've been through enough in the last year or so and I have to have a bit of help.
I've had surgery so I'm not worried about a small amount of AD. It can actually... (30 replies)
... I agree, everyone does experience depression now and again, but this disorder makes it worse..... and combine it with the post op issues, it's rough. ... (30 replies)
... I gave in today and realized I have to get back on an antidepressant. I stopped it last spring just before we sold our big home and bought a smaller one and I had my surgery. It was a very hectic time followed by the surgery and the unpleasant recovery and I've just kept going downhill.
I think everyone has a little depression now and then but dealing with my GERD for so... (30 replies)