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Hernia Related Snoring Hiccupping
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
Substernal pain extending to rt ribs and insomnia 2 nights b/c of hiccups. Related to hiatal hernia?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sports hernia: Inguinal hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall in the groin, through which fat and intestines can migrate. A sports hernia typically refers to pain in the groin without a hernia defect (hole) detected on physical exam. It typically occurs in young athletes, and the diagnosis and treatment I controversial, but generally starts with rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medications such as naprosyn (naproxen). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mesh repair ing hernia 18m ago. At times discomfort in area. Surgeon says repair OK, rec. Stretching, but gave no stretches. Any stretch suggestions?
Walking: This problem is not improved with exercise. Imagine an old innertube tire with a weak area and bulging of the innertube. This doesn't get better with stress or increased inflation; it has to be fixed. Your only option outside of surgery is a truss to hold pressure on the area. I wish we had an alternative to surgery, especially for the smaller, bothersome hernias. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
M57, very large ing. Hernia on left side and recurring hernia from rt. Side (from meshless surgery long ago). Should I opt for srgry or spend with it?
Inguinal hernia: I think your doctor should evaluate the hernia explain the situation and it's complications. However now a days there is laparoscopic hernia repair. Small cut, short procedure time and fast recovery time. You may want to see general surgeon experience in laparoscopy. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could I also have suffered a cystocele?
I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could I also have suffered a cystocele? Word
I had bilat fem and ing hernias from a heavy lifting injury, with chronic UTI s/s since, urin tests (-). Could I also have suffered a cystocele? Word2
Prolapse bladder: It is possible you have a cystocele, as part of your injury and other life related events. Your regular doc, gyn, or urologist can start the diagnostic process with pelvic exam and then adding ultrasound and /or ct scan. Ask about rectocele as well. Take a friend with you for the visit to help you understand and ask questions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Snoring remedies: There are several options depending on each person's situation. Sleeping position - avoid sleeping on one's back see an ENT to be sure that there aren't any nasal obstructions such as deviated septum use breath rite strips to open the nasal passage use medications to control allergies. Wear a dental device that is custom made to hold the lower jaw forward of the normal position. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer