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hiatus hernia and gerd

A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Ok with hernia: The small hiatal hernia and GERD have no impact on your medication. Whether it not the medication is right for you or not is a question for your docto ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
May help: It should create any problems and may augment any antisecretory therapy, acid wise, which is good GERD wise.

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Rifenbery
41 years experience General Surgery
It is ok: limited alcohol use will probably be ok. as long as it is not worsening your GERD symptoms. At your age you may want to consider GERD surgery as a lo ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Doubtful: Head and neck symptoms are not likely to have any relation to stomach and esophagus issues noted.
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A female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Fundoplication: consult gastroenterologist regarding fundoplication for relief of symptoms
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes: A hiatal hernia can be a cause of food reflux into the esophagus causing heartburn or esophageal injury or esophagitis. Other people with reflux can b ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
33 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: A hiatus hernia is the stomach protruding up in to the chest above the bottom of the lungs. This is a common contributing factor to gerd. Gerd is the ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lisa Hogan
35 years experience General Surgery
Radiologic imaging: Gerd often does accompany a hiatal hernia, but can also occur without an hh. Gerd can be related to diet & eating habits. Hh is usually diagnosed with ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
Two options: You can certainly try antiacid medication or antireflux medication but this may not work or you may require being on this medication for the rest of y ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
Do HH grow?: hello~ yes over a long period of they tend to get larger depending on whether they are "sliders" or "rollers" the latter tending to enlarge earlier. t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Anti-acid therapy: Sounds like you need some antacid therapy to start. This should help both the gerd symptoms and the gastritis. Make sure to ask if you have H. Pylori ... Read More
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