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



Message Board
THIS MESSAGE BOARD IS NO LONGER ACTIVE. TO SEE OUR ACTIVE MESSAGE BOARDS, PLEASE GO HERE





Message
Posted by Sammie on September 22, 2000 at 10:51:41:

In Reply to: Nissen Fundoplication posted by Kim on September 21, 2000 at 20:45:04:

: Hi! I am a 28 year old suffering from GERD due to a hiatal hernia. I have been on a combination of Prilosec, Pepcid and Maalox and still have symptoms and have had to alter my life, as I am sure many of you have. I am seriously considering having a nissen fundoplication, where they wrap you the top of your stomach around your esphogeous. Has anyone had this prodecure? If so, what are the pros and cons?
Hi,
I have had that done and I am glad but if you don't need it don't get it. You are unable to vomit or burp and you get stomach gas alot.
I had to have it done becaues i have barretts and I need to have an endoscopy every two years to
check the spots in my stomach.
If you can control it another way do that

: Thanks.


Follow Ups

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:05 PM.



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!