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How do you know if a hiatal hernia repair has come undone

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Deja Vu: How did you feel when you first had your hiatal hernia - before the surgery? If those same symptoms and signs are returning, talk with your doc.
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Dr. Scott Grover
25 years experience General Surgery
Return of heartburn: If your symptoms from before surgery come back it could be because af a slipped wrap. You may need an x-ray to check.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Interact with your surgeon since s/he knows more about the individual details of your surgery than anyone online; this should be the first thing to do ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Can be: If performed in the right person for the right condition and right reason. Reports indicate many people still need antacid or other acid reducing med ... Read More
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes : Of course there area many factors to consider, but most importantly is what the goals of the repair are - resolution of symptoms or prevention from ge ... Read More
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Dr. Zeenat Hasan
13 years experience Bariatrics
Yes it usually is: It depends on what symptoms led you to have surgery and the specific hernia characteristics. If reflux is the main driver, most ppl have resolution af ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
Specializes in
Vivomixx, Lenolax.: Drink. 8 glasses of water. Eat 5 fruits and vegetables per day. The anaesthetic can cause constipation after the operation. I would suggest good probi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea : hiatal repair should not cause chronic diarrhea I would ask the surgeon who did your hernia repair to explain this to you
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Great question but: ...the answer is best targeted to your circumstance. Please call you surgeon for the response most appropriate to you: for instance, whether the LINX ... Read More
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
See description: but the question is missing. Please resubmit with a specific question.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Post op sx /in B sur: Anywhere from 15-30% of patients will visit the emergency room or require admission within three years of gastric bypass, and abdominal pain is the p ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Not sure: 5-yr recurrence rate in the reported case series range from 5-30%. Many surgeons work together to standardize our techniques in order to achieve the ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Usually: A general surgeon or a bariatric surgeon would be the one to perform this surgery.
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