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can a sliding hiatal hernia cause pain

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: that a small hiatal hernia can cause breathing problems. Have your doctor investigate other causes of your symptoms.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Possible: It is possible that you have symptoms like this related to a hiatal hernia. They can also be due to reflux. I would let your cardiologist know. Www.Dr ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Tang
Dr. John Tang answered
23 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hiatal hernia: It is possible that the accident can cause this. However, one can have a spontaneous hernia as well. I would make your surgeon aware and have your s ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Naylor
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Unlikely: I think it is unlikely that the accident caused this but not impossible.
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
21 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Your accident with seat belt could have increased pressure in your abdomen causing more of stomach to herniate up into chest. So, yes, it is a consi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Not really: A hiatal hernia is an anatomic abnormality that cannot correct itself. However, people mistakingly refer to a "hiatal hernia" when they mean gastroes ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Possible: depends what is happening at time of endoscopy
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
34 years experience Pediatrics
Consult your doc: Medical management with PPI and antacids help. Diet management helps too. Consider a Gastro referral and opinion regarding surgery if very symptomatic ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carson Liu
34 years experience General Surgery
Hydrate: try to keep liquids down. If you can't drink, you should seek medical attention to receive hydration. You may need to have this repaired if it causes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
???: Where is pai? Hiatal hernias are usually in upper abdominal issue.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
HIATAL HERNIA: Abdominal discomfort occurs when lying down. Ask md for some rx.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Possible w/large HH: Most people do not experience any symptoms of their hiatal hernia so no treatment is necessary. However If you have been diagnosed with a hiatal hern ... Read More

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