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can hiatal hernia cause weight gain

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Activity: Your activity level has changed. You spent more time at home. When you regain strength and add exercises and diet restrictions your weight will stabil ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Fiala
32 years experience Plastic Surgery
Sounds like: You need an endocrinologist to help you sort out your thyroid issues. Consider also water aerobics - great exercise, and easy on the back and joints.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hernia: No
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
No: Short answer is no, but small hiatal hernias are usually asymptomatic, and not dangerous anyway. Large hiatal hernias can be dangerous, and sometimes ... Read More
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
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
No: Skin lesions have nothing to do with the hiatal hernia. See your doctor to find out more.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Reflux: The stomach slides up and down usually. Workout on empty stomach. Be upright as much as reasonable. Lose weight, treat symptoms.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Possible reflux: Many gastric bypass patients experience alteration in GI emptying due to their new surgical connections. When ingested food then regurgitates or reflu ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Pain, heartburn, .: The symptoms you describe indicates that you need to see your primary doctor sometime soon to try and determine the cause of your symptoms. Your doct ... Read More

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