Gosh, I started out with horrible pain in my chest. Finally they diagnosed me with GERD, esphogeal dysfunction and gastroparersis. I had to have a hiatal hernia wrap around my stomach and esphogus. Nexium was not working. Now the surgery hasnt worked after 2 years. They have to redue the surgery or insert a tube which my surgeon is not wanting to do. I still have a lot of acid coming up and is going to cause barretts syndrome which runs in family. Esphogeal cancer. I have Crest sydnrome which is causing my problems which is part of Sclerderma and I have horrible spasms. Calcium channel blocker helped and probably will need to go back on it. I cant afford nexium any more and I said I had to surgery to prevent all this from happening. Surgery is usually successful but not mine.View Thread
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