A 34-year-old male asked:
Can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 30 years experience
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.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
What causes bloating in upper abdomen?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Bloating is usually caused by swallowed air or foods that produce gas.
Reviewed May 28, 2021
Last updated Feb 6, 2019
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