A 40-year-old male asked:
can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Para answered
29 years experience General Surgery
No.: While severe abdominal distention could most certainly aggravate the SYMPTOMS of a hiatal hernia or even a ventral abdominal wall hernia, it does not CAUSE herniation.
Answered on Feb 6, 2019
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