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Dr. Alexander Barkan
Board Certified, General Surgery
19 years in practice
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What is the home treatment of hiatus hernia?

Dr. Alexander Barkan
Board Certified, General Surgery
19 years in practice
930K people helped
What is the home  treatment of hiatus hernia?

Don't try it at home: No magic treatment for hiatal hernia except surgical repair. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Scott Grover
Board Certified, General Surgery
21 years in practice
512K people helped
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What can I do to take care of and remedy a hiatus hernia without medicine?

Dr. Scott Grover
Board Certified, General Surgery
21 years in practice
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What can I do to take care of and remedy a hiatus hernia without medicine?

Surgery: The only 'cute' is surgery. Medicine just controls the acid so the reflux does less damage to the esophagus. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
17M people helped
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Hernia 8 months after birth..What is the quickest remedy?

Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Board Certified, General Surgery
34 years in practice
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Hernia 8 months after birth..What is the quickest remedy?
Dr. Stephen Kim
Board Certified, Pediatric Surgery
22 years in practice
100K people helped
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What is treatment for an umbilical hernia? It wasnt painful at first but now it hurts with pain

Dr. Stephen Kim
Board Certified, Pediatric Surgery
22 years in practice
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What is treatment for an umbilical hernia? It wasnt painful at first but now it hurts with pain

Surgery: An umbilical hernia requires surgical repair to close the defect. Pain associated with an umbilica hernia may indicate incarceration events. Recommend expedient evaluation by a general surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Hinkle
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Board Certified, Geriatrics
25 years in practice
72M people helped
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If umbilical hernia not cause pain but if person want treatment of it without surgery so what he/she do?

Dr. Alvin Lin
Board Certified, Geriatrics
25 years in practice
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If umbilical hernia not cause pain but if person want treatment of it without surgery so what he/she do?

Surgery or wait/see: Watchful waiting can be an option for small umbilical hernias, where it's very unlikely for bowel to enter & get stuck (incarcerated). Large umbilical hernias can also be left alone if it's very unlikely for bowel to get incarcerated. However, only option for hernias of any sort is surgical repair to prevent painful incarceration & strangulation of bowel. Best to go see surgeon for his/her opinion. ...Read more

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Dr. Kirpal Singh
Board Certified, General Surgery
19 years in practice
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Sliding hiatal hernia treatment - why am i still having chest pain?

Dr. Kirpal Singh
Board Certified, General Surgery
19 years in practice
541K people helped
Sliding hiatal hernia treatment - why am i still having chest pain?

Not sure about ur Q: I am not clear on what u r asking. Did have surgery? If so, some chest pain is expected in first few wks. There are other possibilities, however and u need to call ur surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Tuma
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
20 years in practice
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Boyfriend went and got treatment from ER a few days ago now he hasn't had a bowl movement he has a hernia too. But as the fever went away pain started?

Dr. Gary Tuma
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
20 years in practice
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Boyfriend went and got treatment from ER a few days ago now he hasn't had a bowl movement he has a hernia too. But as the fever went away pain started?

Hernia obstruction: He needs to call his doctor immediately. He could have an obstruction from his hernia. This needs to be addressed sooner than later. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Conway
Board Certified, General Surgery
31 years in practice
192K people helped
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Hi...What treatment should I take for hiatal hernia? And how can I avoid stomach pain ?

Dr. Daniel Conway
Board Certified, General Surgery
31 years in practice
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Hi...What treatment should I take for hiatal hernia? And how can I avoid stomach pain ?

Depends on symptoms: Many hiatal hernias require no treatment at all. Often the hiatal hernia is associated with gastresophogeal reflux disease (gerd). Symptoms of gerd can be treated with over the counter antacids. If these fail, there are prescription strength acid blockers available. If these are ineffective you should see a gastroenerologist. Less than 5% of gerd related problems require surgical correction. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
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Small, invisible, hard lump in thigh/groin area. light pain when pushed. occasional discomfort on its own. hernia? swollen lymph node? treatment?

Dr. Robert Uyeda
Board Certified, General Surgery
40 years in practice
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Small, invisible, hard lump in thigh/groin area. light pain when pushed. occasional discomfort on its own. hernia? swollen lymph node? treatment?

Sometimes it: is difficult if not impossible to tell on physical exam alone whether an inguinal mass is an incarcerated hernia or an enlarged lymph node. Treatment is completely different for these conditions, so you need to see a doctor who can distinguish one from the other. Your doctor might even order an imaging test such as ultrasound. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
Board Certified, Pulmonology
12 years in practice
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Can there be a natural remedy for acid reflux disease, barretts esophagus and hiatal hernia?

Dr. William Walsh
Board Certified, Pulmonology
12 years in practice
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Can there be a natural remedy for acid reflux disease, barretts esophagus and hiatal hernia?

Weight loss, elevate: Keeping the intra-abdominal pressures low is the key to keeping food/acid from refluxing into your esophagus. If you keep your head about 30 degrees (using cinder blocks under the bed posts is an inexpensive way to do this) of the parallel, most reflux is prevented. Weight loss also reduces abdominal pressure and keeps the food where it should be. Good luck! ...Read more

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