United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 45-year-old male asked:
Can having gerd and oesophagitis with a small hitus hernia in the upper stomach chest etc cause either breathless and pressure like symptom bloating?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
Yes you can: Gerd s will give those symptoms , due to regurgitation of gastric contents into esophagus , size of hernia has no correlation , big or small h hernia , some times big hernia may not even give symptoms ( gerd s).
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General Surgery 28 years experience
Maybe: Gerd can cause many symptoms. Shortness of breath can occur if reflux enters the airway. This can be evaluated with a ph probe. Bloating symptoms may be related to diet, sodas, gastroparesis and other conditions. An evaluation by a GI doctor can help determine if you have laryngopharyngeal reflux.
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Last updated Dec 21, 2018
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