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Esophageal Hernia Symptoms
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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
How can you tell the difference between hiatal hernia/gerd symptoms and esophageal cancer symptoms?
Expering severe esophageal spasms, with vomit - parent was diag w/ hiatal hernia w/ identical symptoms, prescript. Antacids 2+ mo w/ no help- nxt?
I've been diagnosed with a Hiatal Hernia and Nutcracker Esophagus. How do I determine which is causing my symptoms?
Probably nutcracker : IF your symptom is chest pain, its probably the nutcracker. IF you have heartburn and/or regurgitation, its probably the lower esophageal sphincter. IF the her is is large (paraesophageal), the symptoms would be chest pressure and difficulty eating. There is much more info on this, and I hope this helps clarify a couple things or guide your own research. ...Read more
Symptoms: vomiting blood, 2 egds reveal hiatal hernia, severe inflammation of esophagus and duodenum. Weight loss of 15 lbs in 2 months. What's wrong?
Just had Endoscopy. year and 4 months long battle to see whats wron, i have a Esophageal Nodule 8mm and Haital Hernia. im 23 years old.do i havecancer
No: most likely not.the nodule is the result of acid reflux that will cause enough irritation to create nodule.you have to follow the treatment for reflux very well,because if you do not respond to medical treatment and diet,then you are a candidate for surgery.less than 5-10%of patient with reflux required surgery,most of them respond well to treatment. ...Read more
I had a vertical sleeve gastrectomy 16 months ago with hiatal hernia repair. 2 weeks ago i started having esophageal spasms. Should i be concerned?
I had da vinci total hyster. 4/9. I have a severe hiatal hernia/severe gerd. Since surgery, attacks of several esophageal spasms/can't swallow saliva?
Gastroenterology: You need full history and exam and treatment. Ultimately you may need thoracic surgeon, but start with gastro. ...Read more
I have an epigastric hernia. In 5 days I am scheduled to have an esophageal dilation performed. Will the dilation affect the epigastic hernia?
Unlikely...: An abdominal hernia at your epigastrium is an outward bulge of the abdominal wall. The esophagus is quite a bit deeper than that. Express your concern however to the physician who is planning to dilate you, so he can plan his technique accordingly, pinpoint fyi where in your esophagus (in relation to the epigastrium) dilation will be needed, as well as review with you fully the procedure's risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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