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can you still get pregnant with a hiatal hernia

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: MOST DEFINITELY Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Hiatal hernia has nothing to do with fertility.

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
22 years experience Bariatrics
Hiatal hernia: You may not experience any symptoms from your hiatal hernia during your pregnancy. On the other hand, you may develop heartburn and reflux which is qu ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Mathew
58 years experience Cardiology
Yes ,see below: It is a protrusion or herniation of the upper part of the stomach into the thorax through a weakness in the diaphragmatic wall. It can be due to hig ... Read More
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Dr. Andres Katz
49 years experience Vascular Surgery
Congenital: Hernias are unrelated to obesity and yes i see frequently young women with this problem but the incidence is higher in older patients.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
You will be ok: Stay away from vicodin.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Go ro Er: Go to the Emergency Room if can not breath.As women get into the later stages of pregnancy,their ling volume may compresses down do to the enlarging p ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lora Melman
16 years experience General Surgery
Likely: I recommend seeing a general surgeon who is both board certified and fellowship trained in MIS/foregut, and has experience implanting the LINX device. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
No: If someone has an hiatal hernia, then sudden movement and changes in posture may lead to heartburn symptoms, but that would not cause the hiatal herni ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes you can: Acid reflux (gerd) is a common condition, and often associated with a hiatal hernia. Lifestyle modifications are recommended, including reduction of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
24 years experience General Surgery
Reflux?: That is what hiatal hernias are associated with.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Roth
Dr. J. Roth answered
28 years experience General Surgery
No: Hiatal hernias don't resolve. Fortunately, most do not cause symptoms or problems. They often enlarge with time, but not always.
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