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Hiatus/hiatal hernia: That's when the top part of the stomach slides past the diaphragm into the chest. This allows the acid to be able to go freely into the esophagus and cause the symptoms of gerd such as acid in the chest, burping, sometimes heat in your lungs, could be nausea and acid/bitter taste. ...Read more
Different problems: A hiatal hernia is when part of the stomach squeezes up into the chest area through a weak spot in the sheet of muscle (the diaphragm) that separates the chest from the abdomen. A hiatal hernia should not resemble an ileus, which is not a part of the body, but is a condition in which the intestines are very quiet and not moving. With an ilieus, the stomach won't empty and the person will vomit. ...Read more
1yr ago began GI probs. diangosis of ibs, GI parisis, hiatal hernina, barrett's, &ruq nerve pain. Pain has been gone all winter, came back a week ago. Thoughts?
Ask your GI doc: Sounds like you had a good workup done. I don't have anything to offer further in this format with such limited information. So, i'd rely on you GI doc to answer any further questions. ...Read more
Can a hiatal herina or IBS cause upper gas pains after sleeping? I wake at 4-5am in agony. Nothing helps. Gastro can't find a cause. I have ibs
Let me explain: Hiatal hernia occurs when part of your stomach pushes upward through your diaphragm. Your diaphragm normally has a small opening (hiatus) through which your food tube passes on its way to connect to your stomach. The stomach can push up through this opening and cause a hiatal hernia. ...Read more
Possible with CCK: The hida scan itself should be pain free aside from the intravenous injection. If the scan was ordered with cck (cholecystokinin), a medication that stimulates the gallbladder to contract, then it is possible that gallbladder symptoms, if present, could be duplicated. ...Read more
My 5-hiaa level was elevated. It's at 11.0 what could this mean? What is a normal range for this test? Thanks for your help.
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5-HIAA is a metabolite of serotonin and is usually measured in 24 hour urine after ensuring dietary precautions. Your result is higher than normal, but it is important to know the reference range of your laboratory. Please visit this site for more information and discuss the matter with the doctor who ordered the test.
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003612.htm ...Read more
Fumo cristal desde hace aproximadamente ocho meses en ocasiones lo hago en mi cuarto. Le hace daño mi ambiente a mi hermana embarazada?
Really big ones may need surgery, most don't. Many have no symptoms. Can have gastroesoph reflux symptoms with/without hh; may have no symptoms even with hh.
In general, treat like ge reflux: avoid large meals, fatty, foods, caffeine, alcohol, chocolate, carbonated beverages, lying down for 2-3h after eating, eating for 2-3h before bedtime; if overweight, lose weight. Antacids etc maybe, c md. ...Read more
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
About 50:50: In a 33-year follow-up of narcotics addicts just over half, 55.8 percent, tested negative for heroin use. About twenty percent tested positive, and 10.5 percent refused to provide a urine sample. Fourteen percent were incarcerated and not tested. Among those that had died, the most common cause of death, at 27 percent, was accidental poisoning or drug overdose, 45 percent of which was heroin. ...Read more
They don't grow: Suggest you get another exam to figure this out; hymenal remnants are just that: remnants. They are not active growing tissue. I suppose if one got inflamed it might swell, but that would be really unusual. Good wishes. ...Read more
Is it possible to have a failed surgery and have to have another one only 2 and a half weeks after hiatial repair surgery?
Yes: Hiatal hernia in and of itself can be considered serious when it causes symptoms. Most commonly this is gastroesophageal reflux, which can lead to a more serious condition of esophageal cancer. If a hiatal hernia recurs, following a previous repair, then this requires a truly expert surgeon to repair. This surgeon is someone who other surgeons refer complex problems. ...Read more
Enzymes: Could be enzymes deficiency. Buy some good quality enzymes from a vitamin store & see if it helps. ...Read more
Will mowing lawn, snow blowing or pushing a wheelchair by a 225 5'7" woman make a small hiatel hernia worse?
No: Not likely. Many people have small hiatal hernias & can be observed & do not affect activities or exercise abilities. ...Read more
If I am on 12mg of subetex when does it run out of my system and when can I smoke herion and the subetex will not work please? Thanks
Subutex: subutex will stay in the system for 3-5 days if taken regularly As for smoking heroin, not being rude but that is not something someone prescribed subutex should not do as it is for opiate dependence. However back to your question heroin will not stop subutex from working subutex blocks the MU receptors in the brain and prevents heroin from working. ...Read more
I use herion on a daily basis and Im to the point where I don't want to use anymore but I Dont want to be away from home. Any home detoxing methods?
Yes: However, this is not a good idea. If you are going to detox, it should be done under medical supervision. Contact your local chemical dependency agency and ask what options are available. ...Read more