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    Hi! I'm hoping someone out there has been through what I'm going through. After years of sever acid reflux to the point of aspirating it into my lungs at night and choking for hours at night. I also suffer from IBSD chronic head aches and joint pain. I had my first Nissen Fundoplication in October 2017, it worked! It was amazing! Then in April of 2018 I perforated by bowel and required major emergency surgery, leave a huge scar from chest to belly button. Instantly the acid reflux returned with a vengence. Back to the Surgeon I go begging for help, he did a gastroscopy and found that the entire Nissen had come undone I think my heart actually broke a little, the thought of what was to come scared me to death. The surgeon was scared to do another nissen due to the amount of possible scar tissue so he wanted me to try meds first. I already take pantaloc twice a day but now for some reason he added a medication call Restoran which is used for chronic constipation which I dont have. So now on day 6 of this med I'm in agony. I'm just waiting for the surgeon to call me and let me know what to do. I have a feeling I will require the very risky second Nissen. Anyone out there experience anything like this? Thanks for your help