Every time I make an edit to my survey, it resorts back to what I thought I had edited. Also, how do I go back to the survey once the edits have been made?
Can you please provide some more information about your problem? Survey questions/elements are saved individually as they are edited. You say that the survey reverts to a previous state – how are you viewing the survey when this happens? And where are you going that you can’t back to the survey once edits have been made.
You should consider viewing some of the online tutorials to review the build and edit functions: