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Hello, I'm in dire need of any help with my acid reflux symptoms.
I was first diagnosed with barratts oesophagus and acid reflux back in 1996 at the age of 25.
Up until the age of 41, I had coped with taking ppi's which worked great.
I then fell ill with bowel issues spending 12 hour sessions on the toilet for 6 months. After numerous tests, it was found that it maybe ppi's that were causing, so I received a laporoscopic fundoplication.
For 5 months, things were great, no ppi's and no acid.
Slowly over time, my acid came back, with ppi's seemingly having no effect anymore.
So after spending a small fortune on specialists and a professor from Harley street, I finally found a surgeon who would carry out a second laporoscopic fundoplication back in January of this year.
He completely made another wrap and fixed a hiatus hernia.
Within 2 weeks, acid symptoms were back, and have gradually got worse month over month, with back pain, neck pain, and pain around lower rib cage on right hand side as well.
Loads of tests have been carried out, all bloods, ct scans, and mri's, ok.
Just had manometry which I was told I had a weak valve, barium showed splash back, endoscopy showed no barratts but I had grade a oesophagitus but my PH study showed 0% reflux.
My surgeon has said that no more can be done as I have no reflux but my symptoms of burning are causing me so much pain.
My mouth is full of sores, constant yellow tongue, tongue is constantly knumb, chest is sore to touch.
I no longer have any idea what to do, all I know is I'm in constant pain with no way to improve the situation.
Would appreciate any help.
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