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Can Hiatal Hernia Cause Back Pain
Not likely.: Speak with your doctor to investigate other causes of your symptom. ...Read more
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
Could a hiatal hernia cause back pain just to the right of the spine about 1 inch below the shoulder blade?
Yes: Yes it could. I would have this evaluated as most hiatal hernias do not cause pain unless there is some other problem. The possible problems could range from an early ulcer forming, to a portion of the stomach or other part of the intestine that is partially/intermittently stuck within the hernia and can't get out when it needs to. See a gastroenterologist or a surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a hiatal hernia cause shortness of breathe, upper central chest/ back pain that come and go without heartburn?
Diagnosed Hiatal Hernia. Experience chest/back pain everyday Medicine/lifestyle change not working. Do I need surgery? I dont know what to do
Symptomatic GERD: You apparently are having symptomatic gastoesophageal reflux despite medical/lifestyle changes. The next step may indeed be surgical. I would have you return to your doctor and discuss with him/her your options. You likely need to be referred for a ph study and or a EGD to document the severity for insurance reasons before surgical intervention. ...Read more
Diagnosed hiatal hernia & gastritis. Upper back pain every other day. anti acid not working for pain. what to do?
Type and symptoms: Hiatal hernia is a very common issue and finding especially in over weight population. Mostly it does not require any treatment unless it becomes symptomatic. Also it has a different types. All depends how bad is symptoms and type of hernia. In those case surgical intervention and treatment is needed. ...Read more
I hav a hiatal hernia & never hav heartburn, but I always hav mild to severe upper central chest/ back pain that come & go often. Can it be my hernia?
M mary 51have hiatal hernia.overweight.lately have pain in ribs left side also after eating anything,have chest pain back pain for few mins then backI?
I have a hiatal hernia and take omeprazole. I am having awful chest and back pain/pressure with fullness and belching. Should i call my pcp?
YES: You should definitely notify your doctor of these symptoms. One form of hiatal hernia allows the stomach to enter the chest alongside the esophagus (paraesophageal.) some patient so afflicted may twist their stomach and lead to serious consequences. So, please, notify your doctor. In the meantime, eat smaller meals, avoid carbonation, and don't recline soon after eating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CT scan 2 years ago showed large hiatal hernia containing most of my stomach. Have severe chest and back pain at times after eating. Do I need surgery?
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