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Can A Hiatal Hernia Cause Diarrhea
Variable: When large, hiatal hernias can cause chest pain and pressure, and difficulty swallows which could reduce food intake and lead to weight loss. If the colon was also involved with the hiatal hernia, bowel movements could be affected, but this is uncommon. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
Can a small hiatal hernia cause a feeling of a band of pressure across the top of my stomach and can anxiety cause fatigue? Recently diagnosed with barrett's, and small hiatal hernia, while experiencing ibs-like symptoms, i.E., diarrhea, loose stool upon
Can a small hiatal hernia cause stuck food / loose stools and gerd? I had to go to ER becuase chicken was stuck, said I had hernia and inflammation.
Not normal.: C.difficile enterocolitis is a possibility. Often peri-operative antibiotics adversely affect the bacterial content of the colon resulting in an overgrowth of a bug called clostridium difficile. This causes inflammationc of the colon lining with resultant severe diarrhea. Stool culture is needed to make confirm the diagnosis. But if diagnostic tests are positive, vancomycin and/or Flagyl is used. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
3 months post op. Nissen/laprascopic, robotic, hiatal hernia repair. Recently experiencing painful, debilitating gas& diarrhea. Is this normal?
Not from the surgery: It is very unlikely that these current symptoms are related to your surgery. By far the most common cause of diarrhea is viral infection (enteritis, or gastroenteritis if it involves nausea/vomiting). With any diarrhea, weight loss, dehydration (feeling like you're going to pass out when standing), or fever lasting > 1 day would be cause for concern. Otherwise these things tend to resolve. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Hiatal hernia repair 1 yr ago. Having difficulty swallowing again, diarrhea everyday and major weight loss w/o trying. Should I contact dr?
Have hiatal hernia. Lately I'm having soft pale-colored stools that float, diarrhea, stomach pain, gas, nausea. Are these symptoms related to hernias?
No: These are not typical symptoms of having hiatal hernia. Most patient with hiatal hernia have problems with heartburn and symptoms related to reflux. Your symptoms sound more like they are related to irritable bowel disease except the pale colored stools. Hopefully, you are not jaundiced because that would indicate a more serious condition requiring examination by a physician. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
The past year everytime i eat doesn't matter what it is i get severe indigestion & diarrhea straight after, I have a hiatus hernia is this the cause?
Can a hiatal hernia cause pains or discomfort? My dr says I have one but it isn't causeing my intestinal issues. That is unknown still.
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