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Obstruction in throat, acid reflux. Taking zintac, pantaprozole. History of hiatal hernia. Treatment?

I am 52 years old. Twelve years back i have been diagonised as suffering from Hiatal Hernia . Since then I have been using Zintac or Pantaprozole etc. I feel obstruction in my throat . Just like a small ball acidity is moving from left lower abdomen and blocking my throat. I feel bad smell while passing stools . Is there any permanent solution to my problem. Please advise
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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you have hiatus hernia which was under control by zintac, pantoprazole.
it may be mainly 2 types 1.rolling 2.sliding.
in both type some part of stomach goes into thorasic cavity.
so reflux is a common problem here.
yet it is controlled with drugs effectively in most cases, as you have.
sometimes it need surgery in uncontrollable sign symptoms.
its a kind of permanent solution.
but before doing a surgery many things are to be evaluated eg. your current physical status,your sign symptoms-disease severity etc.
so to have permanent solution you should consult an experienced gastro intestinal surgeon.
good luck.
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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