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Is it normal to belch without eating after a Nissen Fundoplication?

hi I had nissen fundoplication 2 weeks ago, everything was going well, when since a couple of days ago I started feeling pain and belching when I have long periods of time without eating, I can't go basically more than 3 hours before eat, if I do, I will get those pains and belching, is that normal after this type of surgery?
Wed, 21 Feb 2018
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Hello dear

Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query in details .

* Possible issue with gastric emptying or other pH alterations in stomach .
Must be addressed to the gastrosurgeon .

Wishing you fine recovery .
Feel free to ask any further doubts .

Regards .
Dr. Bhagyesh ( MS , FMAS - consultant surgeon )
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Is it normal to belch without eating after a Nissen Fundoplication?

Hello dear Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com I have evaluated your query in details . * Possible issue with gastric emptying or other pH alterations in stomach . Must be addressed to the gastrosurgeon . Wishing you fine recovery . Feel free to ask any further doubts . Regards . Dr. Bhagyesh ( MS , FMAS - consultant surgeon )