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Norton, VA
A 37-year-old female asked:

I have gerd hiatal hernia schatzki ring have had diation x3 in 6 mnth period what kinda surgery would help tired of all the pain?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Welle
Bariatrics 17 years experience
Fundoplication : A hiatal hernia repair and fundoplication could help with your reflux symptoms. And by taking care of the reflux may make it possible to not require future dilations.
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Schatzki ring: Dilation of your esophagus every 2 months times 3, and your symptoms persist, is concerning. You need more diagnostic testing, and a surgery consult in order to determine what option will be best for you. Barrett's changes, esophageal manometry, a contrast swallow study should be considered. Okay to ask your GI doc for a referral.
Last updated Jun 10, 2019


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