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Can You Still Get Pregnant With A Hiatal Hernia
What could cause or explain hiatal hernia in thin 28yr old female (never pregnant)? Is this common in young non obese women?
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
5 weeks pregnant, 1 year post hiatal hernia opperation. Should i be worried? Anything to look for? Thanks!
Hiatal hernia: You may not experience any symptoms from your hiatal hernia during your pregnancy. On the other hand, you may develop heartburn and reflux which is quite common in pregnancy. If you develop these symptoms, you can take Prilosec otc daily, or get a prescription for another proton pump inhibitor which is generally felt to be safe for pregnancy. ...Read more
Have small hiatal hernia, been on protonix for past 2 months,still reflux.. Can I get linx procedure.. And would they be able to repair hernia w linx?
Yes: Hiatal hernia is when a portion of the stomach slides into the chest cavity and usually results in increased acid reflux symptoms. This hernia (and others) should not relate to your ability to get pregnant and so take appropriate precautions regarding contraception. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If i was to become pregnant a month after hiatial hernia repair, would it be life threatening or cause problems? I don't plan on it i'm just curious.
I had an ulcer, it healed. I'm still getting consistent nausea. All that seems to be left is a small hiatal hernia and gastritis. What gives?
Unknown: Nausea is a very nonspecific symptom. It is not related to your small hiatal hernia, but could be from the gastritis. If the ulcer recurs, ask you GI doctor about zollinger-ellison syndrome, an uncommon tumor that produces excessive amounts of gastrin, a hormone that produces acid. Also, gastroparesis is another uncommon disorder diagnosed by nuclear medicine gastric emptying study. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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