A 61-year-old female asked:
my wife has a hiatil hernia, terrible gurd, nothing works for pain of gurd, has tried all meds and seen a gastro specialist, all to no avail, she hurts badly and can't get any answers, help her please?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Rodney Francis answered
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It is GERD.: Go back to a doctor and get the hiatal hernia fixed.
Answered on Apr 13, 2014
Dr. Richard Sanders answered
66 years experience Vascular Surgery
See general surgeon: If gerd is causing sere symptoms not controlled by medication, she may be a candidate for surgical correction of the hiatal hernia. See a general surgeon who can fix this. These days some of these repairs can be performed endoscopically requiring minimal time in the hospital.
Answered on Mar 1, 2016
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