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Gastritis Duodenitis Hiatus Hernia
I've a hiatus hernia and a gastritis which give me terrible nausea. Which food do I need to avoid absolutely?
22 years old. I had a gastroscopy yesterday and biopsies were taken also. Found out I have gastritis and hiatus hernia. So scared. Can it go naturally?
Medication: Your symptoms can be relieved with prescription meds pending biopsy reports: very treatable. Get examined and tested. ...Read more
Anti-acid therapy: Sounds like you need some antacid therapy to start. This should help both the gerd symptoms and the gastritis. Make sure to ask if you have H. Pylori infection as a cause of the gastritis. This needs to be treated with antibiotics as well. Forget about the hiatal hernia unless it becomes very large. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My endoscopy report says small hiatus hernia and distal esophagitis (grade c) with gastritis H-pylori +ve.?
Change habits: These can often all be cleared up with natural dietary means, botanicals for H. Pylori and elimination diet and healing nutrients for esophageal problem. You may contact me at www. Drkusher. Com. ...Read more
I've a gastritis, hiatus hernia and irr. Bowel. When I eat I've strong nausea with air reflux inside mythroat. After that, I'm starving. Am I any probems?
I'm diagnosed with hiatal hernia and body gastritis. Its difficult for me to do my sprinting and to lay down. Is there any link to what im diagnose?
Possibly: If it continues, or gets worse you should go see your doctor. ...Read more
I'm taking hydroxycut caffeine free but I have gastritis and hiatal hernia will that make it worst?
You will lose weight: HydroxyCut is guaranteed to help you lose weight! Yup, you'll lose a bunch of weight right out of your wallet!!! Don't waste your money on this junk that does nothing ate best and at worst could harm you if you have other medical conditions. If this worked, every physician in the world would be pushing it, the fact that we don't should tell you something!!! ...Read more
Find out why this is: Work w/ an integrative doctor to find out why your body is responding like this. Try an elimination diet for a month, add back foods one at a time, one per week, keep a food and symptom diary. Many people are intolerant of gluten and dairy or something else and can feel much better when they identify what foods and stressors trigger attacks. Dgl (deglycyrrhizinated licorice) can help gasrtitis. ...Read more
I am stil having problems with gastritis, hiatal hernia went from 4 to 5, does that me it is growing? Been taking Nexium (esomeprazole) since sept 2013 and no change,
Hiatal hernias are not malignant and spread- or "grow" in that sense.
They do enlarge or expand as tissue stretch.
Scarring and strictures can occur so gastroenterology evaluation and egd can help clarify.
Reflux treatment is important as well as elevation of head and head of bed when lying down, small meals nothing late or right before bedtime, and medication. ...Read more
I have gastritis & a pea sized lump in my epigastric, left ab area. An ab u/s last week showed that I had some ab lipomas. Hiatal hernia or cancer??
Do not get carried away. You have not indicated anything that would make me think of hiatal hernia, If this is true this is a dx that may not mean much Many people have these with no problem, Can be important to go back to your doctor or see a GI specialist for interpretation of the test results and futher advice.
Best wishes. ...Read more
Sharp pain behind middle of ribs. Lost 30 lbs Was diagnosed with gastritis and hiatal hernia. GBEF came back 7% they suggest removal of GB. Thoughts?
Better follow doc: Sounds like you better take the advice of your doctor. You know there are not many details here but a 30 pound weight loss is concerning ...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 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 more
Been taking prescribed meds for diffuse erosive gastritis, h pylori & hiatal hernia for a month but it doesn't seem to help. Anything else I can do?
Need doc: Assuming these diagnoses were made with appropriate imaging and are correct, then you need to inform the treating doctor. "plan b" may be in order. Were you instructed to modify certain life style issues such as drinking alcohol and smoking and you didn't? The medications need help from the patient. Monitor your stool for black tarry stools which are a sign of bleeding in esophagus and/or stomach. ...Read more
Endo result-mild gastritis, small hiatal hernia (wat is it, how does it happen, treatment?). Says wait for pathology report 2 weeks (4 infection)?
Inflammation&Hernia: Mild Gatritis means there is mild inflammation in the stomach. It is easy to treat with acid suppression therapy like Prilosec or ranitidine and as acid is reduced it will get better. Stomach is in the adominal cavity normally separated from the chest cavity by diaphragm. When part of somach protrudes through the diaphram into chest cavity, it is called Hiatus Hernia.Wait for Pathology&H pylori report ...Read more
I was diagnosed with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Why do I feel the pain only on the left side of my upper abdo and back, not center?
The location: Of your stomach is in the left upper part of your abdomen. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with gastritis, hiatal hernia, & he saw some blood. A biopsy was done. I take low dose aspirin at bedtime. Could this have caused it?
I've been diagnosed with hiatal hernia, diffuse erosive gastritis, and h pylori infection. Are there other remedies aside fron the meds and diet?
Meds are better:
The conditions you describe are serious. Diet and over the counter meds may help some. However, the prescription medications - antibiotics and acid lowering mediations are safe and effective. They will help you and have very low side effects. Serious complications can occur from what you have. I'd recommend seeing a doctor again and do take the medications.
Feel better. Peter wilk, md. ...Read more
Is it safe to take ferrous sulfate or multivitamins (containing some acid like ascorbic) if you have erosive gastritis and hiatal hernia?
Generally yes: Over the counter vitamins and mineral supplement are generally safe. Gastric acid is necessary, but can become problematic if excessive amounts or ulcers develop. Okay to ask your health care team for advice. Stop using them if your develop symptoms. Be well. ...Read more
Endoscopy found some gastritis and small hiatal hernia. Did not mention gerd, Gp said I have reflux, would report say acid or bile reflux if so?
The gastritis esophagitis can come from the reflux of acid or bile.
The pylorus should keep bile distal.
The esophageal sphincter should keep acid out of esophagus in general.
BUT these can fail.
The PCP knows your symptoms and adds the endoscopy to the facts and will try to guide your treatment. ...Read more
I was just diagnosed by endoscopy with hiatal hernia, GERD, and erosive gastritis. Would any of these cause pain in the left side waist/flank area?
Can abdominal pain (upper, middle, lnavel) and mid-back pain point to something more sinister at 22? Current diagnosis: gastritis, hiatal hernia, flat back
I was diagnosed with gastritis and hiatal hernia on february 2012. During that time I had black, tarry stools and was placed on omezaprole than changed to nexium. My upper abdomen area pains or becoming more severe and comes and goes. It wakes me up at
Diagnosed with Ibs, gastritis, and hiatal hernia. I have had ct, and EGD. It is uncomfortable to lay on my stomach is this okay? Just nervous Thanks
Should be: These issues could make it a bit uncomfortable to lay on your stomach but you should not be experiencing much pain. Would discuss with your GI doctor further the exact nature of your disomfort to be sure it is not something else ...Read more
I have acid reflux, gastritis, hiatal hernia, IBS and had my gall bladder removed a year ago. I have right upper abdominal pain what is causing this?
Gastritis? Ulcer Ds?: Ruq pain is possible from an irritated, inflamed stomach such as ulcer disease can cause or gastritis from something like h pylori infection. To get a true answer, see your doctor, fill in the full details about the pain and determine the best tests to work out the details. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with erosive gastritis, GERD, and hiatal hernia. I have terrible stomach pain. Why is Ativan (lorazepam) the only thing that gives me any relief?
Because everything you described could be caused by stress.
Ativan is a good stress relief medication, that why you feel better with it, as you know it is not enough, with it you need to take all the medication that have been prescribed to you to allow the digestive system to heal.
find a way to relax, like yoga, or meditation.
your stomach is a mirror of your mood.
fix your mood.
good luck. ...Read more
I still have continued abdominal pain, after an endoscopy revealed gastritis and a hiatal hernia. I've also had a hida scan that had normal results. Thursday I have a gastric study. I take Prilosec and Carafate daily. What can I expect my gastro doc to do
Barium meal today was normal apart from small sliding hiatal hernia/ oesophagitis and mild duodenitis, h pylori was negative also. Still scared it is stomach cancer, is this a reasonable fear. 22 yr m?
Very unlikely: It sounds as if you have had a pretty thorough evaluation, barium swallow, upper endoscopy (egd). Given you age, lack of evidence of malignancy on egd, you should feel confident that this is not stomach cancer. Your gastroenterologist probably has you on some proton-pump inhibitor or histamine blocker. Give this time to work. ...Read more
Variable: Typically, small hiatal hernias do not cause symptoms, or may be a contributing factor to heartburn or regurgitation. Large hiatal hernias (paraesophageal) can cause chest pain and pressure, difficulty swallowing, anemia due to bleeding ulcers, and weight loss due to avoidance of food. See your doctor to find out more. ...Read more
Different issues: Anxiety, or sometimes called "globus hystericus", can cause some people to feel a sticking sensation in their throat after eating, and even cause trouble swallowing. A hiatus hernia is an anatomical defect at the diaphragm that allows the stomach to rise into the chest. This may or may not cause any symptoms at all. See your doctor for complete history and physical exam, and perhaps egd. ...Read more
Hh (hiatal hernia) can be sen on the ct portion of the exam, sometimes. Most hhs slide. ... Come and go based on patient positioning, eating, etc. Therefore not always seen.
Note if the hh is metabolically active/"hot"...Your doctor may suggest endoscopy to look at the area in your distal esophagus. ...Read more
YES: Yes there is a surgery. It involves fixing the hernia (closing the hital opening back to normal size) and anchoring the stomach in the abdominal cavity so it is less likely to recur. The reflux portion of the surgery is to prevent stomach contents like acid from getting in the esophagus. This can be a complex operation so be sure to talk to your dr about it and the possible complications. ...Read more
Very different: Hiatal hernia is a weakness in the diaphragm muscle that may allow a portion of the stomach to go into the chest causing heartburn or esophageal reflux. Unstable angina is a very serious and potentially life threatening condition of impeding heart attack or heart damage from low blood flow to the heart. ...Read more
Not usually: Hiatus hernia may lead to reflux and bad breath typically comes from substances in the bloodstream which enter the lungs to be breathed out (exhaled) or from bacteria on the tongue - these are the two most common causes. You should discuss management of the hernia with your internist or gastroenterologisr. ...Read more