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    I had my surgery done in PA. I am one week out from surgery & have severe heartburn. I'm taking 3 medications and it's not much help. I


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    Default Re: Heartburn

    You can also try tums. And see if drinking warm/room temp fluids helps. Cold fluids were tough for me for a while. So sorry you have bad heartburn. I needed antacids for about 3 months post op and then it went away. Fingers crossed for you.



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    Default Re: Heartburn

    Thanks, I do take Tums.


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    Default Re: Heartburn

    I was told not to have caffeine or tomatoe juice for 6 weeks to reduce heartburn.
    Was taking 40 mg of Omeprazole 2 times a day now, 20 mg twice a day.
    It should be getting better with time.


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    Default Re: Heartburn

    Thanks, I take the meds twice a day as well.


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    Default Re: Heartburn

    Unfortunately, heartburn can be a side effect from this surgery. Some people get over it within a couple of months. Some don't. I'm in the don't category. I take prescription protonix, and it helps. But God help me if I'm even an hour late taking it... the burn is real! Hopefully you'll be one of the lucky ones where it passes soon.
    No pre-op diet
    Day of surgery 11/4/14: 5'4" 213lbs
    1 month: 187
    2 months: 171
    3 months: 155
    4 months: 148
    5 months: 142
    6 months: 136
    7 months: 131
    8 months: 125
    9 months: 120
    10 months: 114
    11 months: 111
    1 year: 109
    13 months: 111
    14 months: 106
    2 years: 108
    2.5 years: 102
    3 years: 113
    4 years: 115


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    Default Re: Heartburn

    Pepcid complete has a numbing agent in it. It can be quite pricey.

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