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Eight weeks ago I received surgery for a hiatal hernia. I vomit daily. Is this a common occurance after this type of surgery?
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replied May 24th, 2010
It is not uncommon to experience some temporary difficulty in swallowing (and with solid foods, in particular), regurgitation, and bloating after undergoing esophageal fundoplication for a hiatal hernia. However, these symptoms generally improve considerably during the first 4 to 6 weeks after surgery as the swelling associated with surgery subsidse.

If you are still experiencing frequent nausea and vomiting, on a daily basis, 8 weeks after surgery, then you should see your surgeon again.

Sincerely/ Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS

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