Skip to content


    Exciting News for WebMD Members!

    We've been busy behind the scenes building new message boards for you. You'll have new and easier ways to find messages, connect with others, and share your stories.

    And, this will all be available on your smartphone or other mobile device!

    What Do You Need to Do?

    The message board you're used to will be closing in the coming weeks. While many of your boards will be making the move to our new home, your posts will not. Want to keep a discussion going? Save posts you want to continue (this includes your member profile story), so that you can re-post them in the new message boards.

    Keep an eye here and on your email inbox, we'll be back in touch soon to give you all the information you need!

    Yours in health,
    WebMD Message Boards Management

    chest pain after Nissen Fundoplication
    randomhero6219 posted:
    Hey all, its my first post here and i'm[br>hoping someone can offer some kind of help...a[br>little background, i've been living with GERD[br>since I was about 10 (now 28) and finally, on[br>February 13th of this year, I had the Nissen[br>Fundoplication. Just prior to the NF, I was[br>having chest pain so bad I had to wake up hours[br>early so I could stand up straight by time for[br>work...[br>Well, now I have no acid reflux, I do have 10[br>ulcers from acid damage over the years and[br>esophagitis in a section of my esophagus...but[br>now the chest pain is back and slowly but surely[br>getting worse. I talked back to the doctor who[br>did it and he checked for hernias and basically[br>told me it was normal...if this is gonna be[br>normal i'm in trouble...cause today has been[br> is so painful in the right quadrant of my[br>chest...movement, deep breaths...everything[br>hurts it.[br>What can I do? How can I convince a doctor to[br>do the right thing to fix it? Thanks in advance[br>everyone!
    annmsw responded:
    I don't have any magical answers, but I'm wondering if you still have the head of your bed elevated. I had my Nissan done over 15 years ago and am just starting to have what I think may be new symptoms, but they so subtle in comparisson to my original symptoms, I'm not sure. If you're that uncomfortable, a second opinion is always an option.

    Spotlight: Member Stories

    I'm 25 years old. This past Monday (10/4/2010) was the first time I have experienced upper abdominal pain at night. It seems to be worse at nigh...More

    Helpful Tips

    After over ten years GERD is gone, here's how
    I have been worried about being on Prilosec for over 10 years with all the bad things I hear about it. I wanted to try weaning off of it ... More
    Was this Helpful?
    6 of 6 found this helpful

    Related Drug Reviews

    • Drug Name User Reviews

    Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

    FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.