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Acid reflx surgery failure or esophagus cancer - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   my daughter had the nisson fundoplication surgery at 6 months old now at age 18 months she is having difficulty swallowing her esophagus is very red and can onlyeat applesauce she is losing weight could the surgery have failed and come undone?
Doctor :   ok
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i ll help in this
User :   the doctors said im looking at that possibility or possibility of esophagus cancer or disease or surgery failing
Doctor :  
For what reason the surgery was done?
User :   severe acid refluc
User :   reflux*
Doctor :  
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how was hte conditon immdetiatly after surgery
User :   she healed verywell very fast she was doing great until about a month adna half ago
Doctor :  
whats her weight now?
User :   she has lost 3 pounds
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :  
i think you have to go investigation
User :   in the past two months
User :   what does that mean?
Doctor :  
surgery is not a failure

Doctor :   some tests like biopsy
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