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Can a stomach hernia cause bloating and bsd lower back pain had pain for two days now can not move or bend down properly in bsd pain in stomach to?

Can a stomach hernia cause bloating and bsd lower back pain had pain for two days now can not move or bend down properly in bsd pain in stomach to?

See your doctor: Large hiatal hernias can cause bloating an upper back pain. It's also possible your symptoms are unrelated. You should really see your doctor for a more thorough evaluation. The symptoms are fairly nonspecific. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more


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Can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?

Can severe bloating cause hernia in upper abdomen?

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. ...Read more

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Can severe abdominal bloating be caused by a hiatal hernia. Much worse @ night. Haven't slept much in weeks! Already been diagnosed with the hernia.

Can severe abdominal bloating be caused by a hiatal hernia. Much worse @ night. Haven't slept much in weeks! Already been diagnosed with the hernia.

Abdominal pain: This could be related to your gallbladder, gerd, irritable bowel or other GI issues.

Less commonly you could have a twist in the stomach related to your hernia depending on the type or if its paraesophageal

You should start with an appointment at your pcp and then have imaging performed and or see a GI physician or surgeon. ...Read more

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Can abdomen bloating cause pain on incision from open hernia repair 7 weeks post-op?

Can abdomen bloating cause pain on incision from open hernia repair 7 weeks post-op?

Maybe: It could the bloating is the cause of pain that it felt at the incision site, or is stretching the incision sight slightly and causing pain. Neither case should cause severe pain. If it is severe or progressive, or you think something is "not right", call your surgeon for an exam to check it out. ...Read more

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Can drinking 9 beers cause permanent damage two weeks after open umbilical hernia repair due to bloating?

Can drinking 9 beers cause permanent damage two weeks after open umbilical hernia repair due to bloating?

Not likely: You're not likely cause any damage from "bloating". Generally it's just not a good idea to drink nine beers in one setting ...Read more

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Can an abdominal incisional hernia cause nausea, bloating at times & constipation?

Can an abdominal incisional hernia cause nausea, bloating at times & constipation?

Incisional Hernia: If a portion of your intestine gets stuck in the incisional hernia, then it can cause symptoms of nausea, bloating and constipation. If you are having these symptoms then you should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Can excess beer (8) cause damage/complications to open umbilical hernia surgery no mesh, one night after 2 1/2 weeks post op due to alcohol/bloating?

Can excess beer (8) cause damage/complications to open umbilical hernia surgery no mesh, one night after 2 1/2 weeks post op due to alcohol/bloating?

Yes: Alcohol in any amount, but particularly in large amounts, impairs the body's ability to fight infection and heal properly. Binge drinking is associated with increased problems with car accidents, sexual assault, falls, as well as illnesses like pancreatitis, bleeding from the stomach and many other problems. Talk to your doctor about getting help and refrain from excessive use. ...Read more

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Can having GERD and oesophagitis with a small hitus hernia in the upper stomach chest etc cause either breathless and pressure like symptom bloating?

Can having GERD and oesophagitis with a small hitus hernia in the upper stomach chest etc cause either breathless and pressure like symptom bloating?

Maybe: Gerd can cause many symptoms. Shortness of breath can occur if reflux enters the airway. This can be evaluated with a ph probe. Bloating symptoms may be related to diet, sodas, gastroparesis and other conditions. An evaluation by a GI doctor can help determine if you have laryngopharyngeal reflux. ...Read more

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Is extreme bloating a possible symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Is extreme bloating a possible symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Yes: Typically, this would be due to large hiatal hernias also known as paraesophageal hernias. An upper GI contrast study can help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Help please! Is extreme bloating a symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Help please! Is extreme bloating a symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Maybe: Large hiatal hernias can cause extreme bloating often described as a pressure sensation in the lower chest and upper abdomen. These types of hiatal hernias are known as paraesophageal hernias, and when symptomatic, usually require repair. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I haveabdominal hernia and am having sgy. In 3 weeks while waiting I have severe bloating, pain and overal miserable. Any ways to hlp these issues until surgery.?

I haveabdominal hernia and am having sgy. In 3 weeks while waiting I have severe bloating, pain and overal miserable. Any ways to hlp these issues until surgery.?

Have it looked at: Obstruction, trapped loop of bowel need to be excluded or at least discussed with your doctor. Avoid carbonated beverages and avoid foods that constipate. ...Read more

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Does hernia surgery promote bloating?

No: It is possible to have constipation after hernia surgery, but it should not cause bloating. ...Read more

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Experiencing bloating due to trapped gas. Is the trapped gas a symptom of the hiatus hernia?

Experiencing bloating due to trapped gas. Is the trapped gas a symptom of the hiatus hernia?

Possible: But air/ gas can be in the stomach, small intestine, or colon.
Some gas is generated by bacteria as well.
Some reasons digestion acid, etc generates gas.
Swallowed air is also a component.
Relief with antacids, absorbents like mylicon etc may give a hint. ...Read more

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Is open or lapriscopic surgery better for umbilical hernia? Soreness/recovery? Is bloating bad from lapriscopic?

Is open or lapriscopic surgery better for umbilical hernia?  Soreness/recovery?  Is bloating bad from lapriscopic?

The surgery offered: Will depend upon the size of the defect. There is usually some "bloating" after laprascopic surgery due to air which is inserted during the procedure, HOWEVER this is minimal and temporary!
Hope this helps

Dr Z ...Read more

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I have a cardia and incisura hernia and gastritis can the hernias be causing the horrible stomach bloating I get? I already know the gastritis can.

I have a cardia and incisura hernia and gastritis can the hernias be causing the horrible stomach bloating I get? I already know the gastritis can.

Gastritis: You must be referring to a hiatal hernia involving your cardia, in which case yes, that can cause you bloating of your stomach. Taking a proton pump inhibitor should take care of the gastritis. However, a large hiatal hernia that is symptomatic often requires surgery to correct it. ...Read more

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Why do I have severe stomach bloating after tubel ligation and incisional hernias?

Why do I have severe stomach bloating after tubel ligation and incisional hernias?

Previous surgery: Incisional hernia are due to the sutures pulling through the tissue after previous operations. Many reasons for this, and it occurs about 15-20% if the time. The other symptoms are not necessarily related, and are not specific to any one diagnosis. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain for a week hurts to cough, lay,stretch, bend extreme bloating, also very nauseas. Could this be hernia? If not what?

Abdominal pain for a week hurts to cough, lay,stretch, bend extreme bloating, also very nauseas. Could this be hernia? If not what?

See your doctor: Persistent abdominal pain should always be checked by a medical specialist. There are potentially serious reasons why you are having pain and nausea. Go and have yourself checked. Good luck. ...Read more

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Bloating after open inguinal hernia repair common?

Bloating after open inguinal hernia repair common?

Can be: Constipation after general anesthesia and general surgical procedure is common. It can cause pain, bloating, nausea, and worse. Drink lots of liquids, use fiber and laxatives, slow down on solids in diet until your bowels are moving twice a day. ...Read more

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I am awaiting surgery for an abdominal hernia. However, I'm experiencing pain, bloating, nausea, and fatigue. Could the hernia be getting worse?

I am awaiting surgery for an abdominal hernia. However, I'm experiencing pain, bloating, nausea, and fatigue. Could the hernia be getting worse?

Yes but...: Those are pretty common symptoms and could be caused by many straight forward issues like constipation or gallbladder issues. If the pain is at the hernia site see your surgeon to evaluate. ...Read more

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Why do I have bloating & gas, when eating carbs, after 2 months post op for 3 rd hernia repair?

Why do I have bloating & gas, when eating carbs, after 2 months post op for 3 rd hernia repair?

Nonspecific: Your symptoms are not specific for any one diagnosis, and may not be related to your hernia repair, unless it was a hiatal hernia repair. Check with your doctor to find out more. ...Read more

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My dad is having severe pain and bloating in his stomach&has had a double hernia for a while and has high bp. Was put on water pills. Is this dangerous?

Watch for dehydratio: Basically, if stomach pain and bloating are preventing him from eating and/or drinking, the main concern would be dehydration, depending on the strength and type of water pills.
Keeping his BP well controlled is very important as his age (64), gender (male), and risk factor (high bp), place him at risk of heart disease. Hernia pain could mask or mimic a heart attack. Go to er if any question. ...Read more

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I am 34 and have a hiatal hernia. I drink alcohol occasionally. I watch my diet and exercise gas and bloating have increased. Why? Soothing remedies?

I am 34 and have a hiatal hernia. I drink alcohol occasionally. I watch my diet and exercise gas and bloating have increased. Why? Soothing remedies?

See your doctor: Increased gas and bloating are symptoms of malabsorption, generally. This can be multifactorial, i.e. Related to diet, stomach, gallbladder or pancreatic disease, or a host of other issues. Sometimes over the counter products containing mylicon can be of some help, but I would recommend a thorough evaluation with your primary doctor and perhaps upper endoscopy (egd). ...Read more

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Bloating stomach, pain 2 inches above naval and it feels itchy inside. Could it be hernia or ibs?

Unclear: Doesn't sound like a hernia, or any specific diagnosis for that matter. If it persists or gets worse, you should probably see your primary care provider for a more complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Is lower ab pain and bloating 4 days post op from bilateral inguinal hernia repair an emergency? I am only peeing 1/4 cup at a time

Here are some...: As answered in another Q of yours, go to ER to be checked out. Hopefully, all of these are temporarily related with surgical pain, anesthesia, pain medication, etc. Such postop conditions is prone to develop in patients who might have gradually slowed down their urine flow for years in the past. So, go to ER to be checked out. How to get things done right? Follow instructions as described. ...Read more

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Had hiatal hernia surgery. Can't pass gas or go to bathroom. I have so much bloating, pain, nausea and pressure. How can I relieve it?

After surgery...: If the surgery was just recent and you cannot pass gas at all and in pain you need to go to the emergency room right now. This could be something very dangerous and without directly giving you an exam I cannot make a guess. Don't wait please, go right away. ...Read more