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can a hiatal hernia cause diarrhea

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Should not: A hiatal hernia is just a loosening of the diaphragm allowing part of the stomach to slip up into the chest thereby allowing easier acid reflux to occ ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Hiatal hernia: Yes. I do not know if your surgery was endoscopic or open. However, either way the recent procedure on your bowel is very likely a factor in making y ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
A : A small hiatal hernia can possibly cause a band-like pressure in the upper abdominal region, but is unlikely to do so. You're symptoms are complex in ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Yes and no: Inflammation at the transition zone between esophagus and stomach can result in luminal (phenobarbital) narrowing and impede food transit. Yes, food ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea : hiatal repair should not cause chronic diarrhea I would ask the surgeon who did your hernia repair to explain this to you
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Not normal.: C.difficile enterocolitis is a possibility. Often peri-operative antibiotics adversely affect the bacterial content of the colon resulting in an over ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See description: but the question is missing. Please resubmit with a specific question.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Post op sx /in B sur: Anywhere from 15-30% of patients will visit the emergency room or require admission within three years of gastric bypass, and abdominal pain is the p ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not likely. You need: ...to see your surgeon again. If s/he doesn't think that this is related to the surgical Procedure, you should see a gastroenterologist. I'm going t ... Read More

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