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... LPR is strange because there are so many different symptoms for it and everyone's body reacts so different. ... (7 replies)
... but is the back of your larynx swollen? ... (7 replies)
... I had a Nissen Fundoplication in 2008 that worked immediately and that current testing shows is still intact. I have slept on a 6" slant for years and watch my diet also. ... (7 replies)

... I decided to get the surgery because long continued use of those drugs are not good for u. ... (10 replies)
... till get stuck. I eat less and more slowly. My doctor recommends sugar and warm water to relax the esophagus so food will go through if I ever have a problem. It works. ... (23 replies)
... reward is so worth it. ... (6 replies)
... for my problem rather than medications. Finally, I found a surgeon an hour away who specialized in digestive disorders. I had the nissen fundoplication on Feb 25, 2010. I was very nervous and scared about having the surgery but I thought it was worth a try. ... (23 replies)
... i knew the instant i woke up from the anesthesia. My entire abdomen was in pain, it hurt to move and the pain was radiating from inside as well as the 5 small incisions. ... (23 replies)
... I wish you success with your surgery this week! Hopefully all will go well. ... (5 replies)
... My specialists told me it takes a minimum of 8 weeks for the swelling to subside from the stomach. ... (4 replies)
... I had GERD for almost 15 years. It started when a small hiatal hernia was found during a barium swallow upper GI, and my physician at the time, thought it would be a good idea to put me on Prilosec, even though I wasn't having any heartburn or other symptoms at all. ... (5 replies)
... This message is a bit long, but I wanted to share my experiences. ... (15 replies)
... For a normal person who has a normal LES, reflux is normal if under a certain number. ... (1 replies)
... Also, long term use of PPIs increases one's risk for osteoporesis and fractures. Calcium is best absorbed in an acidic environment. ... (22 replies)
... I am miserable right now and wonder if the surgery was worth it. I read your testimonal and am impressed how much you like the surgery. My main question is how long until i can eat nomal again. ... (11 replies)
... but there is a surgery called Fundoplication Surgery that can eliminate GERD. I personally only know one person who has had this done and it worked great for him. I guess the surgery is quite involved although can be done laproscopic. ... (10 replies)
... you mean about Googling your symptoms, and then thinking you have everything you come accross. But let me tell you, posting your health problems on Healthboards is really an awesome thing to be able to do. It really helps to hear from others who are going through the same things. ... (10 replies)
... i am still haveing problems since my surgery on nov 9th i still can't get most food down and when i do i have horriable stomache pains if i had known this i would have just lived with the gerd i to can't vomit and get sick to my stomache and dry heave not fun i also have developed a motility problem since my surgery i now only weigh 86 pounds i was told by my doctor that to... (20 replies)
Nissen vs. Linx
Nov 11, 2012
... the ring is working properly. ... (27 replies)
... The surgury you speak of is called Endoplication and I have had it done. I had this procedure done about 2 years ago and it did absolutely nothing for my GERD. It was done laproscopically and was basiclly the same as having an edoscopy done. As a result, I am still taking my double daily dose of Nexium. ... (10 replies)

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