It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Open to All Other Health Topics Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-23-2006, 06:26 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 2
tanek HB User
Stomach problems after lap nissen

Not realy sure where to start, been looking on the internet for about a week to try firguring out what might be wrong with me since my doctors seem not to. Alright here goes I am a 22 year old male.

A couple of years ago i had a lap nissen done due to a hiatal hernia and acid reflux. After the surgery i was having a problem where i would be full after about 3 bites, so i went in to get checked out and had found out that the doctors had accidently tied my stomach inot a knot during the surgery. They went in and re-did the lap nissen, i was fine for while except I would have a problem when eating that food would get stuck and I would have to cough it back up. finally my wife made me go see the doctors again and I went in and they did a barium swollow which showed that I had a small pouch of my stomach pushing up next to my asophagas, so when i ate that pouch would fill with food and press agaisnt my asophagas blocking it untill the food drained out. well I went back under the knife and had the lap nissen done again, This time Ive had complications since the surgery.

My stomach bloats, basically fills up like a balloon if you press on it it feels bruised. Also i get pains in my chest randomly on either my right or left side. I seem to have no stamina at all loose my breath just walking up a flight of stairs or doing laundry at the house... also sometimes have problems swallowing kinda feels like im gagging or just a real uncomfortable feeling that makes your eyes want to water. I have done the radiated egg test and my results show that my stomach is slow to empty. I am going to be doing a barium swallow study on thursday.

Was curious if anyone else was or have heard of someone have the same symtoms or could help me figure out whats wrong, one of the things my doctor is leaning towards is maybe they damaged my vagus nerve during the operations. Except he stated if they had my stomache wouldnt empty at all...
Any input would be helpful thank you.

Last edited by tanek; 05-23-2006 at 07:46 AM.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 05-23-2006, 09:33 AM   #2
Senior Veteran
(female)
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Burnet, Texas USA
Posts: 4,313
Misty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB UserMisty800 HB User
Re: Stomach problems after lap nissen

RUN AS FAST AS YOU CAN to more qualified doctors. If you live anywhere within a reasonable distance, travel to a medical school, such as Mayo Clinic or other, go there for proper diagnosis of your problems. It would be worth the travel even if it was a long ways.

Sounds like your current doctors are not knowledgeable enough to really take care of you properly. You should not have to go under the knife so many times to try and correct what they did wrong in the first place.

 
Old 05-23-2006, 12:25 PM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 2
tanek HB User
Re: Stomach problems after lap nissen

The only reason that I stayed with them is due to the fact that i am in the military. There just refered me down to a specialist so hopefully that wil help a little bit

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Nissen failure after two years? rdawg6198 Acid Reflux / GERD 2 04-23-2010 10:39 PM
Thyroid and Stomach Problems vanderty Thyroid Disorders 5 04-22-2010 04:48 PM
Can you suggest anything for stomach burning? Aryana70 Acid Reflux / GERD 8 04-03-2009 12:39 PM
Nissen Fundoplication for acid causing breathing problems? MountainReader Digestive Disorders 1 08-06-2008 06:52 AM
Stomach Issues/GERD & Shortness Of Breath stimi3ak Acid Reflux / GERD 24 04-07-2008 09:21 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



Administrator (48), Titchou (43), quincy (33), janewhite1 (32), JJ (28), ladybud (24), Misty800 (17), feelbad (15), ibake&pray (15), shisslak (14)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1164), MSJayhawk (997), Apollo123 (898), Titchou (832), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (745), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:53 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!