Wouldnt fixing Achalasia by surgery result in acid reflux in esophogus?

Maybe (answer #5) See prior HealthTap answers on this subject. Fixing achalasia is often combined with an anti-reflux procedure to avoid just what you fear.

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I was diagnosed with acid reflux for over a decade and now I have achalasia type 3.could acid reflux have caused it?

It certainly could. have contributed. Although there is no specific known cause for this problem it would not be surprising if we eventually identified a causative factor related to chronic reflux and associated inflammatory response. Read more...
Not likely. Achalasia is a disease of the nerves of the esophagus, which would be unlikely to be affected by reflux in the lumen of the esophagus. It would be interesting to verify the results of your manometry. This is an unusual turn of events. You might consider verifying it with a second opinion from a different gastroenterologist, particularly before any achalasia procedure is planned. Good luck. Read more...

I have moderate acid reflux and a hernia at the end of my esophagus right above my stomach. Should I be worried? Do I need surgery?

This reflux can lead. To some serious complications. Your should be evaluated by an upper GI specialist for testing and possible imaging. . Read more...
No. Moderate acid reflux can easily be managed by medication. The hernia that forms at the end of the esophagus is a sliding or paraesophageal hiatal hernia where a portion of the upper stomach and esophagus prolapse into the lower thoracic cage. This can easily be repaired if needed when the hiatal hernia is in danger of becoming constricted or strangulated. Read more...