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Are severe acid reflux and hiatal hernia related to snoring and excessive hiccupping?

Are severe acid reflux and hiatal hernia related to snoring and excessive hiccupping?

Perhaps: Gerd certainly may be related to hiccups but probably not snoring. A large hiatal hernia can certainly cause hiccups but again would not be related to snoring. Being overweight is a common cause of gerd and snoring. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

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


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I'm getting hiccups while snoring.Is there any solution to resolve this?

I'm getting hiccups while snoring.Is there any solution to resolve this?

Can be due to GERD: And or sleep apnea with low night oxygen during spells when you don't breathe. I recommend a visit to a sleep doc and then to an ENT doc if necessary. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is acid reflux related to snoring and hiccups?

Is acid reflux related to snoring and hiccups?

Maybe: Snoring is more associated with the airway and may be reflective of sleep apnea. Hiccups are non-specific and reflect irritation to the diaphragm. Hiccups may be associated with acid reflux. Belching is also commonly associated with gerd. ...Read more

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I get a single loud hiccup out of nowhere. Could that be caused by a hiatal hernia?

I get a single loud hiccup out of nowhere. Could that be caused by a hiatal hernia?

Not likely: Hiatal hernias are usually asymptomatic, and if symptomatic, usually just cause acid reflux. Your symptoms of eructation ardmore likely due to acid reflux, dysmotility of the esophagus (which can be caused by flexural or tramadol, or some sort of diaphragmatic spasm. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do to make the hiatus hernia go away an how would i know it is that? Other than the constant single hiccups all day long

Yes: Thereare many an that can cause constant hiccups. So first make sure the your HH is what is causing them. To improve the problem-Use an acid blocking medicine, eat small volumes of food, avoid foods known to aggravate reflux(eg chocolate, alcohol, caffeine), proper positioning at night and after meals.Good resources for more thorough discussion include the Mayo Clinic and AAFP websites. ...Read more

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Substernal pain extending to rt ribs and insomnia 2 nights b/c of hiccups. Related to hiatal hernia?

Substernal pain extending to rt ribs and insomnia 2 nights b/c of hiccups. Related to hiatal hernia?

Could be: Generally, only large hiatal hernias, also known as paraesophageal hernias, cause these types of symtoms. An upper GI contrast study can help determine size, and can be ordered by your primary care provider. ...Read more

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I have these really loud hiccups, kind of sound like barks, every day. This started a few years ago. Hiatal hernia? Celiac disease?

I have these really loud hiccups, kind of sound like barks, every day.  This started a few years ago.  Hiatal hernia? Celiac disease?

Need workup: I am sorry that you are suffering with barking hiccups every day. Go to a doctor to evaluate cause. Some patients with hiatal hernias have symptoms of GERD and or Esophagitis. Untreated can lead to irritation of vagus and phrenic nerves which can lead to intractable hiccups. Don't suffer get help. ...Read more

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Can I do bodyweight lunges with an ing uinal hernia?

Can I do bodyweight lunges with an ing uinal hernia?

Maybe: If it hurts then likely a bad idea, if it is painless, this movement would not be dangerous. ...Read more

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Can I do air squats with an ing uinal hernia!?

Can I do air squats with an ing uinal hernia!?

Be carefull: Hernias are a weakness in the abdominal wall resulting in a defect in the muscle layer. Therefore things that are supposed to stay protected inside can now come outside. It is possible that organs that are usually inside can get stuck outside which may compromise their blood supply. This is an emergency! therefore any strenous excercise can result in something coming out and getting stuck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring is an abnormal, loud, hoarse, or harsh breathing sound ...Read more