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Upper Chest Hernia
Everytime i eat i get upper chest pain..I do have a small hernia...Is that causing the chest pain.
Unlikely: Large hiatal hernias would be likely to cause this. These are also known as paraesophageal hernias. Small hiatal hernias are usually not of much consequence, but could get larger over the years. Also, spasm of the esophagus could cause the pain. This is diagnosed with manometry where a small tube goes through the nose and into the stomach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I can no longer swallow with out severe spasms in my upper chest. Chest is also spasming a lot. Had 37cm Hiatus a Hernia 3 years ago. What do I do?
Hiatal hernia?: The most common hernia "in your chest" would be a hernia in the diaphragm at the opening for the esophagus. When this opening enlarges the stomach can push up into the chest, often causing heartburn. There can also be other types of hernias through the diaphragm that have specific names depending on the location in the diaphragm. ...Read more
Hot chest like feeling what could it be I have a hital hernia and I do have gord can anxiety be a cause?
Hi i'm getting a hernia operation on friday and just want to know if they can still do operation as I have a small cold & chest injection?
It can: Large hiatal hernias, known as paraesophageal hernias, can cause chest pain, and the feeling there is a balloon inside that needs to burst. They can also cause difficulty eating, weight loss, and anemia, and sometimes heartburn and vomiting. Small hiatal hernias do not cause pain. An upper GI contrast study can tell the difference. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Hiatal hernia: Hiatal hernia can be quite painful and you must see your doctor about this. Hiatal hernia should not cause chest pain and you must also bring this to your doctor. Don't wait too long to see your doctor. If he/she cannot fit you in soon please go to the Emergency Department. ...Read more
Had nissen done over 10 yrs ago. It has loosened and slipped into chest cavity. Can it be taken down and reversed and can hernia just be fixed. ?
Re-do Nissen: Revision fundoplication is more involved than the primary operation. The reason for revision needs to be identified. Recurrent reflux and difficulty swallowing are common reasons. Preop testing should include endoscopy, barium swallow, and possibly ph probe, manometry and gastric emptying studies. I do not recommend simply reversing as it will result in severe reflux symptoms in most cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pian in region of chest where hiatus hernias occur only get pian when walk after play basket ball it goes away what is it?
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