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Do I need to follow a special diet after my nissen fundoplication?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: Early on, yes.
In the early postoperative period, i advise my patients to stay away from "large bolus" foods like steak until the swelling around the esophagus decreases: think of scrambled eggs as the ideal consistency of food.
I also strongly recommend staying away from carbonated beverages as it is sometimes difficult to burp early on. By 3-6 weeks after surgery, most people tolerate all foods.

In brief: Early on, yes.
In the early postoperative period, i advise my patients to stay away from "large bolus" foods like steak until the swelling around the esophagus decreases: think of scrambled eggs as the ideal consistency of food.
I also strongly recommend staying away from carbonated beverages as it is sometimes difficult to burp early on. By 3-6 weeks after surgery, most people tolerate all foods.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Somewhat
Avoid caffeinated and alcoholic drinks and foods .
.. Also avoid eating close to bedtime ...

In brief: Somewhat
Avoid caffeinated and alcoholic drinks and foods .
.. Also avoid eating close to bedtime ...
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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