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Operated for hiatus hernia. Burning sensation in oseophagus while lying on bed. Why?

Hi I had an operation for hiatus hernia 2 years ago and have on-going symptoms that when I'm lying in bed
I get a hot burning feeling stretching from my osteophigus (the tube that takes food into your stomach) right down to my bladder! I only get relief when I get out of bed.
yours Jim Black
Asked On : Sun, 7 Apr 2013
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The burning feeling and the stretching feeling that you have at the lower end of the esopahgus could be due to a post surgical scar tissue in the area. Erosion of the esophageal mucosa can also cause these symptoms.
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Answered: Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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