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Severe Hiatal Hernia
I had da vinci total hyster. 4/9. I have a severe hiatal hernia/severe gerd. Since surgery, attacks of several esophageal spasms/can't swallow saliva?
Gastroenterology: You need full history and exam and treatment. Ultimately you may need thoracic surgeon, but start with gastro. ...Read more
A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall thru which the inner lining protrudes thru, creating a sac. Organs from within the abdominal cavity, such as the intestine, can protrude thru the hole and get stuck in the sac. Many hernias develop during fetal life and become evident in childhood or as an adult. Some develop following a prior abdominal operation. The cornerstone ...Read more
Are you more prone to having esophagus polyps after having one with severe GERD and common hiatal hernia?
Not true polyp: esophageal polyps are called pseudopolyp, mean not real polyp, caused by the inflammation driven by the reflux, there are not a true polyp that can turn to cancer and they diseapear with treatment so try to take care of your reflux, follow the diet, no late meal ,or snack, sleep with head elevated, take medication as Rx, avoid caffeine and spicy food, and eat multiple small meal,avoid tight cloth. ...Read more
Symptoms: vomiting blood, 2 egds reveal hiatal hernia, severe inflammation of esophagus and duodenum. Weight loss of 15 lbs in 2 months. What's wrong?
No: Not related, must be something else.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it possible to feel a hiatal hernia "pop"back into place?Get severe cramping for days stretching helps little until "pop" feeling then temp relief.
I don't think so: Hiatal hernias slide, not pop. Perhaps you have some displaced costal cartilage, which is normally present between the ribs and the sternum ("breast bone"). Hiatal hernias are very common and are usually assymptomatic, although heartburn and sometimes regurgitation may occur. Sometimes very large hernias of the stomach into the chest cavity may cause pressure and discomfort deep in the chest. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 have small hiatal hernia and last week had severe bleeding 3 time in 20 min.Colour was maroon like old blood.Due for another endoscopy.Is it seriou?
May not be...: But the scope will be able to tell more what is going on. Keep that appointment?! ...Read more
I had 2 surgeries 13 months ago for hiatal hernia repair. opened left back and front ribcage from navel. Why severe back pains still daily?
What: did you have to have your chest open for hiatal hernia surgery and why twice did you have a comlication like injury to the esophagus if you did have to have your chest open i am afraid i do not have a good news for you as far as the pain concerned pain from thoracotomy which mean open chest is severe and take long time to recover and some time it becomes chronic pain sorry it will not go away soon ...Read more
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