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Is gagging a symptom of stomach hernia?

Is gagging a symptom of stomach hernia?

Yes but other causes: Stomach hernia or hiatal hernia, is where the lower esophageal sphincter, which controls passage of food between the stomach and esophagus. Is not in the normal location and can cause symptoms of reflux or heartburn. The gag reflex involves the muscles of the back of the throat start to contract in order to prevent us from swallowing or aspirating. Many conditions are associated with gagging. ...Read more

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Dr. David Earle
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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more


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Is loosing weight initially associated with early symptom of ingenuial hernia? When abdominal wall weakens does blood test show anything?

Is loosing weight initially associated with early symptom of ingenuial hernia? When abdominal wall weakens does blood test show anything?

Hernias: Hernias can protrude with weight loss. The fat that was plugging the opening may shrink and allow fat or abdominal organs to protrude. You should start with a physical exam to see if your hernia can be felt. A general surgeon or general internist can examine you. If it is small, an ultrasound or ct scan can image the hernia. Blood tests will not help. ...Read more

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Is an outie a symptom of hernia, what treatment avilable?

Is an outie a symptom of hernia, what treatment avilable?

Yes: Yes most likely it is. It can be repaired the traditional way or laparoscopic. If small traditional way is as easy. Small cut under umbilicus. I always repair with a small mesh to minimize recurrence. ...Read more

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Testicle pain a symptom of hernia?

Testicle pain a symptom of hernia?

Could be: It is possible but without a bulge in the area unlikely. It could also be a back problem specially if the testicle is not tender to touch. If tender to touch it is likely epididymitis. See a urologist. ...Read more

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Is extreme bloating a possible symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Is extreme bloating a possible symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Yes: Typically this would be due to large hiatal hernias also known as paraesophageal hernias. An upper GI contrast study can help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Help please! is extreme bloating a symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Help please! is extreme bloating a symptom of a hiatal hernia?

Maybe: Large hiatal hernias can cause extreme bloating often described as a pressure sensation in the lower chest and upper abdomen. These types of hiatal hernias are known as paraesophageal hernias, and when symptomatic, usually require repair. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it possible for lower back pain to be a symptom of a sports hernia?

Is it possible for lower back pain to be a symptom of a sports hernia?

Sports Hernia: Lower back pain could be a secondary sports hernia, however, typically sports hernias are assoicated with pain in the abdominal or groin region. ...Read more

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Experiencing bloating due to trapped gas. Is the trapped gas a symptom of the hiatus hernia?

Experiencing bloating due to trapped gas. Is the trapped gas a symptom of the hiatus hernia?

Possible: But air/ gas can be in the stomach, small intestine, or colon. Some gas is generated by bacteria as well. Some reasons digestion acid, etc generates gas. Swallowed air is also a component. Relief with antacids, absorbents like mylicon etc may give a hint. ...Read more

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I saw a GI doc that said a gagging feeling in lower throat when bending over is not a symptom of a hiatal hernia (which i have). Would you agree?

Maybe GERD: Agreed. Of the 70 million americans with reflux, about half have symptoms without esophageal inflammation. Some may have gagging, cough, hoarseness. Perhaps behavior ; diet modification (answered previously on healthtap) may help if gerd is present, but my best recommendation is to follow your GI doc's advice. Afterall, he knows you best ; what your tests have shown. If questions, ask him please. ...Read more

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21yrs girl found gb moderately distended multiple calculi largest 0.8cm without symptom, to be operated for hernia. Is it advisable to remove gb also?

21yrs girl found gb moderately distended multiple calculi largest 0.8cm without symptom, to be operated for hernia. Is it advisable to remove gb also?

Gall bladder surgery: Most surgeons do not like to do two separate procedures at the same time. Also the gall bladder can be removed with robotic surgery which is a less drastic operation than the old procedure. Meanwhile you should have a workup as to why you are having gall stones. ...Read more

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