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Hiatal Hernia Pain In Upper Abdomen
Swelling: Depends on where the hernia is. The common groin inguinal hernia starts as pain , some time after lifting heavy objects ( work related ) initially small swelling , increases in size progreesivly . Could be pushed back , may get bloating symptoms reaches to a stage with severe pain, no longer able push it in , now incarcerated, requiring emergency surgery., same in belly button & at incision site. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been having upper abdominal pain, had colonoscopy and endoscopy. Reviled a hiatai hernia. Is the hernia causing the upper ab pain?
Maybe: Hiatal hernia is very common, but they are not all the same. Large ones can certainly cause pain, along with difficulty swallowing or reflux/heartburn. Patients commonly attribute many nonspecific symptoms to a hiatal hernia, and more often than not the hiatal hernia is not the cause. See a general surgeon with experience in hiatal hernia repair for a consult if its that bad. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a paraesaphageal hiatel hernia cause sharp pains in upper and lower left stomach belly button area. Hurtsmost wen sitting up and laying flat.
This is important: Fact that is not commonly known. Most hiatal hernias are the sliding type, which is usually not life-threatening. Paraesophageal histal hernia, a much less common type, in contrast can become incarcerated or strangulated, a surgical emergency. So if you are having pain, go now to see a surgeon who can determine if you need to have surgical repair of your hernia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upper right abdominal pain under ribs, back pain in same area, burning between shoulder blades, lose bowel pancreatic cancer? Stressed
Pancreatic CA: The sx your list can be related to pancreatic cancer. Pts who have pain in RUQ can also have gallstones...which at your age would be very likely while the pancreatic ca would be uncommon, esp if you don't smoke. Stress can cause lots of sx. You should see your local doc for check up. They can help even if its stress related. ...Read more
Consultation advised: If this is a new problem you should you need to see a physician as soon as possible to examen you and diagnose and treat you. If this is a chronic problem see your physician for proper diagnosis and treatment; you can also have a consultation here at Health Tap which may be helpful. A video, voice only or INBOX text consultation is best. A text chat is not advised for this problem. Best wishes. ...Read more
UTI stone retention: Neobladders are made of bowel, thus a full neobladder may feel like abdominal pain, especially if the pain is similar to bowel gas. Many patients need to self catheterize to empty their bladders, thus bladder may not be emptying if you try to urinate normally. You shoul thus have your post void bladder residual urine measured by scan or cath. Pain may also be due to bladder stones or a uti. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in upper right abdomen and back.sticky stool,nausea.no pain the epigastric or left side,no diarrheano gall stone..is it pancreatitis ?
It could be: i suggest a GI consult. Your symptoms could be caused by a multitude of conditions. ...Read more
Continues reflux and terrible pain in the upper abdomen and was diagnosed in 2014 with hiatal hernia ?
Clarify please: I am not sure what the question is. Please resubmit with clarification. Thanks, ...Read more
Can a hiatal hernia cause pain and fullness under your sternum or breastbone right where your upper abdomen begins center of your ribcage ?
I was diagnosed with gastritis and hiatal hernia on february 2012. During that time I had black, tarry stools and was placed on omezaprole than changed to nexium. My upper abdomen area pains or becoming more severe and comes and goes. It wakes me up at
Mom's caregivers saw a bulge on right upper abdomen. Urgent Care doctor didn't see but found hiatal hernia on CT scan. Could hernia cause the bulge?
Can a hiatal hernia be missed or not picked up dying endoscopy? Wouldn't a CT of abdomen show this?
Could I have a hiatal hernia? I had my appendix out in april. Ever since, i've been dealing with constipation. Only going 1 time per week. Feels like something is stuck in the center of my abdomen between xiphoid process and umbilical area. There's a cons
Abdominal pain: The type of pain you are describing is not very typical for a hiatal hernia. You may be having problems due to uncoordinated motility of your G.I. Tract. This however usually resolved within a couple of weeks at most. If the pain is near an area where there was an incision, there could be a hernia. You should follow up with your primary care doctor for a physical exam and potentially with the surgeon that did the appendectomy for an exam as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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.
Cramping up per abdomen ONLY when walking (suffered for 4 years) I have a hiatal hernia could this be it? Also have heavy and irregular periods
Pain at top of abdomen and under ribs. Doc said costrochondritis but could it be hiatal hernia? Sore after sit-ups and golf
Had numerous abdomen x rays and CT scan also chest scan and x Ray and 2 ultra sound of liver and gallbladder could they have noticed a hiatal hernia?
I have a hiatal hernia and in addition to upper abdominal pain,burning, burping, etc my lower abdomen is very bloated.Is that common with a hernia?
Not likely HHrelated: The GI tract has a very limited # of symptoms to signal its distress--nausea/vomiting, diarrhea/constipation, bloating, pain, fullness, bleeding, etc. As you know, many of these characterize ibs, but are also seen with inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, malabsorptive, and functional disorders. Directed lab work, imaging, biopsies, stool studies are appropriate in excluding non-ibs pathology. ...Read more
Possible w/large HH:
Most people do not experience any symptoms of their hiatal hernia so no treatment is necessary. However If you have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia and you develop severe pain in the chest or abdomen, become nauseated, are vomiting, pain worse on walking or movement ,strangulated hernia or an obstruction, which are medical emergencies is possible. Call your MD Immediately. ...Read more
Can severe abdominal bloating be caused by a hiatal hernia.. Much worse @ night. Haven't slept much in weeks! already been diagnosed with the hernia.
Abdominal pain: This could be related to your gallbladder, gerd, irritable bowel or other GI issues. Less commonly you could have a twist in the stomach related to your hernia depending on the type or if its paraesophageal you should start with an appointment at your pcp and then have imaging performed and or see a GI physician or surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: An ultrasound may be able to see a large hiatal hernia, but it's not a reliable test for that diagnosis. Ultrasound can see most organs in the abdomen, and help determine blood flow to some organs. Upper GI contrast study is better for hiatal hernia. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: but better to see your doc before radiation exposure with CT. Educated docs are better than CT! ...Read more
Usually: A hiatal hernia is an enlargement of the hole in the diaphragm thru which the esophagus passes to enter into the abdomen. This usually causes no symptoms but may contribute to acid reflux if the stomach slides thru this hole into the chest. Theoretically, increased abdominal pressure, such as ab exercises, may accentuate this reflux; if so, this would cause heartburn at the time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Son is 15 he started workin on abdominal exercises i found like a bump on his lower chest N when I touch it he feels no pain . Hiatal hernia ? Worry ?
Not a hiatal hernia: A hiatal hernia would be located deep within the upper abdominal cavity, behind the lower end of the sternum or breastbone. The hole or defect that the stomach herniates through is in the diaphragm not the abdominal wall muscles. What you describe maybe something in the skin, like a sebaceous cyst or a lipoma, a benign fatty growth. Enlargement or pain should prompt a visit to your family doctor. ...Read more
Have abdominal pain and a hiatal hernia. Pain on rt. Side too. Malfunctioning gall bladder 3 years ago w?
Question?: Not sure what the question is, but regarding the right sided abdominal pain, could be due to the gallbladder malfunction. Doubt the hiatal hernia has anything to do with it. See a general surgeon for a consultation to find out more. Be sure to bring the results of your tests. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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