A 18-year-old female asked:
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i am an 18 year old female and today i had a endoscopy, they seen a 1 cm hiatus hernia and mild inflammation characterized by congestion (edema) and erythema found in the cardia, in the gastric fundus, etc. is that bad? will i need surgery?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This is telling you : -is that U need 2 B treated, not necessarily surgery. Many medications R around 2 handle this. The meds will do well 4 the stomach issues, but it you have persistent trouble with the reflux &all conservative treatment does not relieve Ur symptoms, surgery could B in Ur future
Answered on May 7, 2016
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