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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)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...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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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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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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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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What's the difference between an ing uinal and sports hernia?

What's the difference between an ing uinal and sports hernia?

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 more

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Mesh repair ing hernia 18m ago. At times discomfort in area. Surgeon says repair OK, rec. Stretching, but gave no stretches. Any stretch suggestions?

Mesh repair ing hernia 18m ago. At times discomfort in area. Surgeon says repair OK, rec. Stretching, but gave no stretches. Any stretch suggestions?

Stretching: I am enthusiastic about water exercises in general. Water aerobics in a pool, just swimming laps, etc. Also some of the more gentle yoga classes would help (Talk with the instructor first). Bad DOC, BAD go to your corner;) ...Read more

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Can I run or jog with and ing uinal hernia?

Can I run or jog with and ing uinal hernia?

Yes: But watch for signs of increasing discomfort or increased hernia swelling, which would indicate a need for rest & relaxation for a while. Have you seen a doctor to get instructions that are best for your specific condition? ...Read more

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Can I cycle or use a stationary bike with an ing uinal hernia?

Yes: Just be sure you are aware of the signs of incarceration and strangulation. Increasing pain, tenderness, abdominal bloating, fevers, chills. ...Read more

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I can't afford surgery on my ing uinal hernia what's the best exercise I can do?

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I can't afford surgery on my ing uinal hernia what's the best exercise I can do?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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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

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 more

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How can you stop bad snoring?

How can you stop bad snoring?

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 more

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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Snoring (Definition)

Snoring = a vibrating sound ...Read more