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Heartburn (cont.)

Heartburn Surgery

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Surgery for heartburn is rare; however if heartburn is uncontrollable or complications like Barrett's esophagus develop, surgery may be considered by your doctors. The surgery may reduce the hiatal hernia, may narrow the esophageal hiatus, involve implantation of a device to augment the sphincter above the stomach or other specialized procedures.

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Heartburn - Causes

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Heartburn - Foods to Avoid

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Heartburn - Medications

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Heartburn - Surgery

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