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Can A Sliding Hiatal Hernia Ever Get Well By Itself
Not really: These types of hernias won't fix themselves, but really are not dangerous or need treatment. They are fixed during operations performed for reflux disease, But otherwise just left alone. They can get larger over the years, but there's no specific activities or diet to avoid to prevent this. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Not likely surgery : A sliding hiatal hernia is not unusual at all. In a young person like you it is somewhat unlikely to be the cause of pain. It depends also on how large the hiatal hernia is. Recommend you see a surgeon who is well familiar with this type of surgery to get a more definitive opinion. Ultimately try to not eat too close to goin to bed and chew your food well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi can a small sliding hiatal hernia get bigger and worse with time? Anything to avoid for it not to get bigger?
No heartburn,GERD anything yet. Help
Lot's of people...: ...have hiatal hernias, whether detected by x-ray or endoscopy. Most are sliding type & appear intermittently, requiring no intervention especially when small. Pls call your doctor & ask him/her your question to get a most accurate response re: hernia size as well its reducibility. Some hiatal hernias, like large paraesophageal ones, carry potentially great concern, but yours is symptom-free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a good size hiatal hernia, with peptic ulcers. Can this cause me to get chills an body aches only at night almost every night.
Doubtful: The hiatal hernia and the peptic ulcers are unlikely to give you night chills and aches. Are you being treated medically for your ulcers? If not then you could certainly have complications from them, but they would not present as you have described. Best to see your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hiatal hernia/gerd(good diet +nexium 40mg).Was cleared by 2 cardiologists(ecg, echo...), but every night i get tight chest/breathing diff.Why?
I have a sliding hiatal hernia (from Ehler's Danlos) and have been nauseated all day. If it doesn't go away by tomorrow can I wait until Monday?
Hydrate: try to keep liquids down. If you can't drink, you should seek medical attention to receive hydration. You may need to have this repaired if it causes obstruction frequently. Try to stand and stretch to reduce the stomach back into the abdominal cavity. If you can keep enough liquids down, it can wait unt Monday. ...Read more
Absolutely: Breathe as you've been instructed. Stay fit and trim. ...Read more