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Hiatal Hernia Cause Heart Fluttering
No: What is of importance is that symptoms that may suggest a hiatal hernia may be cardiac in origin. That is why it is important to receive a thorough history and physical examination by your primary care physician and decipher between the symptoms and the primary source. This may require some specific testing and trial of some medical therapy. ...Read more
Can my small hiatal hernia cause my palpitations? And how come it is not dangerous when it presses against heart?
Palpitations : Palpitations are very non-specific and can occur with any conditions. In fact are one of the most common reasons for consults as outpatients. It will not hurt your heart because it presses softly if at all and what you will experience is reflux disease and likely palpitations. ...Read more
Recently I had incresing pulse with a sudden push in heart. After ecg, eco confirms normal. I had sliding hiatal hernia. Is it the cause?
Pain in left arm and left side of chest. Have done stress and other heart tesrs. Results great. I have a hiatal hernia. Could this be the cause?
Symptoms: Superficially it sounds like low probability of cardiac cause of your symptoms tho' your doctor ordering these studies should be better able to advise you. There are many causes possible for arm/chest symptoms and hiatal hernia is a chest possibility but lower probablity for left arm pain. ...Read more
Does a hiatal hernia cause armpit pain and chest pain? I have had stress test and a lot of heart work and eveything came back good
Can cause chest pain: Hiatal hernis is a protrusion of the stomach into the chest. The stomach goes behind the heart. You can get gas trapping and pressure sensation in the chest but not usually the armpit. If a cardiac work up was negative would get GI workup. ...Read more
Could hiatal hernia cause trouble breathing when lying flat on back? My husband's heart is healthy-went to cardiologist but Dr had no idea why
Can anxiety cause back and abdomen pain? I also have a hiatal hernia could this cause sharp chest pain? All heart test came back normal.
Does a hiatal hernia cause chest discomfort and shortness of breath at times. Have heart burn daily if I don't take Zantac (ranitidine)?
I was diagnosed with chronic esophageal inflammation, stomach ulcer and hiatal hernia. Will that cause chest pain L side? Card. Said heart was fine
I had a hiatal hernia that was repaired laparoscopically in oct. 2009. For the first 2 years after the surgery, I felt great. Now for about 9 months, I have noticed pain in my chest area on both sides. At first I was checked for heart trouble, but thankfu
U Need Upper GI: By the sound of your symptoms, it's possible that the hiatal hernia has returned. I advise you to return to your surgeon. They will order an upper GI to look more carefully at your "wrap" and see where your stomach is in relation to your diaphragm. I hope it's a false alarm but, the worst case scenario, it's fixable. Good luck. ...Read more
Is the hiatal hernia to blame for al sorts of abnormal heart isseus dizzynes like head rush and feeling of lameness in the legs?
I have small hiatal hernia but have constant chest pressure and fullness that never goes away. Could this be due to hernia? Heart & lungs are fine.
I have hiatal hernia 4cm a grade reflux A!some dr says get surgery some not because i never have heart burn!I am confused what to do! Please help me!
Benefit vs. risk: How'd you even know that you have a HH & then get so much info? Did you ever have symptoms like heartburn, nausea, vomiting, stomach bleeding / ulcers? While 4 cm is a generous size, if you're not having symptoms, then weigh any (future) benefit of surgery with the risks of surgery (anesthesia, bleeding, infection, complications) which go up with age. Talk to the doc who knows you best. Good luck! ...Read more
Everything I eat/drink makes my chest become tight and I notice my heart rate more. Could this be gas, a hiatal hernia or something else?
Maybe spasms: The first thing you must check is that your heart is ok. At 22 years of age, it almost certainly is. Esophageal spasms could easily be a cause of your symptoms, and this can be determined with a test called manometry, which involves a tube in your nose for 15' or so. Referral to a GI doctor should be considered. ...Read more
Is there any way other than surgery to stop the heart attack mimicing pain of a hiatal hernia heart has been cleared by cardiologist echo/ stress?
Potentially : Use of acid blockers could help relieve some symptoms of heart burn. If your chest pain is due to the orientation of the stomach in the chest then nothing will help until the mechanical problem gets addressed with surgery. Get a couple of opinions from surgeons who do this surgery routinely to have an idea of whether surgery is warranted. ...Read more
Can GI doctors do test for hiatal hernia and how do I tell them I would like that checked. Heart burn with nausea right upper abdo. Pain dizziness
Yes: If you are having reflux symptoms, hiatal hernia is a common finding. It can sometimes be detected on an UGI or can be seen if an EGD/upper endoscopy is deemed necessary. How do you tell them — just tell them your concerns, your symptoms, and that you think you have a hiatal hernia and would like to be checked for that. Very simple. Just be honest. ...Read more
I have a hiatal hernia I have been having bad heart burn all day I feel like the acid from my stomach is at the beginning of my throat not going down?
Dx w/sm hiatal and rt bochdalek hernia. Wld thes cause pain/tightness/fullness frm sternum thru rt ribs, frt to back, esp by lowest rib, worse after eat, ocasional diff swallow? Comp heart wrkup-fine
What are typical causes of a hiatel hernia? Can it be the cause of shortness of breath. Heart work up is ok but have a snall hiatel hernia and reflux
Could my hital hernia cause shortness of breath when eating. If so is it dangerous. If not could it be my mvp with heart murmur Help??
Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath can be caused by lots of things, from asthma to anxiety. Histal hernia generally won't cause it. Nor will mitral valve prolapse. However, the anxiety that sometimes goes along with the mitral valve prolapse diagnosis could. Have you had allergies or asthma? Do you only get short of breath under stress or with exercise? If you are anxious, please get a therapist to speak with! ...Read more
Possible causes for shortness of breath and irregular heart rate 85 yo male has high BP and hiadle hernia? Resting rate of 46, but was 85-130
It might: It may give you acid/indigestion that may feel exactly like a heart attack. But if you are at risk otherwise, better safe than sorry and get yourself checked. ...Read more
Heart burn & globus sensation can be in both Hiatal Hernia and Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disorder(GERD)
Other symptoms of Hiatal Hernia are- bloated feeling after eating, belching, difficulty swallowing, chest or abdominal pain, vomiting blood or passing black stools or shortness of breath.
See Gastroenterologist for Diagnosis, discuss endoscopy; have Treatment.
See Psychiatrist for stress. ...Read more
At 36 my Father a smoker not obese had Heart Attack bending forward in chair caused by hiatus hernia do I add to QRISK2 10yr prediction for my risk?
Lower MI risk: At 36 my Father a smoker not obese had Heart Attack bending forward in chair caused by hiatus hernia do I add to QRISK2 10yr prediction for my risk? ANS: yes you can lower risk by doing the DASH eating plan which will lower BP, lipids, glucose. Effects seen in 2 weeks. Here is Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8. Start tomorrow and recalculate risk in say 3 months. If smoker stop now! ...Read more
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