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Hiatal Hernia Treatment Without Surgery
27 y/o with hiatal hernia; was only prescribed ranitidine. What other treatments are there & will i ever need surgery? Discomfort continues. Thanks!
How long should I wait to begin working out after hiatal hernia repair surgery? I feel great but don't want to risk messing anything up!
Variable: You can think of you trunk as a steel drum. The sides are string, and the top and bottom are weaker. Hiatal hernia repair involves the top of the drum - the diaphragm. We generally believe that the scar tissue that forms around the sutures is helpful. We also know that scar tissue reaches about 90% of its ultimate strength by about six weeks. For this reason, i usually tell hiatal hernia repair patients to avoid heavy straining for six weeks and then start easing back into it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
One week post bariatric sleeve, my hiatal hernia not corrected in surgery. I didn't have pain, now 8 -9 scale it's severe. Is this normal recovery?
I'm 24, I've I have hiatal hernia and GRED. medications doesn't really help anymore.Some drs recommended surgery and other don't.Should i go surgey?
What to if I am going to have surgery for hiatal hernia repair. What can I expect after the surgery?
Just had surgery for a.10x8 hematoma due to an earlier hiatal hernia what can I expect.Regarding pain and recovery time?
Have a lap band at time of surgery a hiatal hernia was repaired now hernia is back can it be repaired again without damaging the lap band?
Depends: If symptoms, such as heartburn, are well controlled medically and your hernia has not enlarged, you may not need surgery. Watch for development of dysphagia (food getting stuck), worsening heartburn, difficulty catching you breath, or frank chest pain. These are signs that your hernia is enlarging or the associated reflux is worsening. Report these to your doctor who can order appropriate tests. ...Read more