A 40-year-old male asked:
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can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?

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Dr. Daniel Para
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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