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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
PUlmonary embolism: You had an operation on your stomach. It was operated on and taken down. If you are short of breath and obese a pulmonary embolism should be conside ... 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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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You can do all of your normal activities with a small hiatal hernia without fear of making it worse. It can enlarge over time, but this usually takes ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Possible: if a person lose weight and end up with less abdominal pressure that will push the stomach up in the chest ,the sliding part of the fiatal hernia will ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure: Yoga and running should be helping if anything. If your yoga routine contains upside down postures and you notice worsening of your symptoms followin ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
36 years experience General Surgery
See below: Complex but not rare constellation of problems. Barrett esophagus most important - severe esophageal damage due to reflux. If no dysplasia on biopsies ... Read More
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: You don't mention a gastroenterologist. I think one should be treating you. A gastroscopy would allow careful examination of the esophagus and stomac ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
IBS?: What you are describing could be irritable bowel syndrome, which can be either constipation-dominant or diarrhea-dominant. In ibs, the bowel is irrita ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Not likely.: Speak with your doctor to investigate other causes of your symptom.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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The hernia: is actually a defect through which a portion of your stomach protrudes through an opening in your diaphragm causing heartburn or gastric distress. I a ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgery: A hiatal hernia is an enlargement of the normal hole in the diaphragm muscle thru which the esophagus passes to enter into the abdomen. A hiatal herni ... Read More
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