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Upper Stomach Hernia Symptoms
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lump and pain: Hernias on the abdominal wall typical cause pain and/or discomfort, and are also typically associated with a lump under the skin at the location of the hernia. This lump is larger with standing and coughing. Best diagnosed by a physical exam, ok to start with your primary care. Timing depends on duration and severity of symptoms. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can Crohn's disease complicate a supraumbilical hernia? My abdomen swells a lot. Inside naval will bleed and pus occasionally. Then symptoms disappear?
If you have a paraesophegal hiatal hernia how long can it take for strangulation of the stomach to occur? What symptoms occur when/if this happens?
Suddenly: Strangulation of the stomach occurs as an acute event - sudden indent of pain, progressive, often associated with inability to swallow and wretching. It is very uncommon, but also unpredictable. See a general or thoracic surgeon with experience in laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair for a consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A bulge with crying: that flattens when relaxed, or is easily compressible with slight pressure is consistent with hernia.Common location would be in the midline, usually near the navel. Many toddlers still have weak abdominal muscles that may not quite join in the midline, so with straining, the entire midline tissue from breast bone to below the navel may bulge a little. This is diastasis recti and is not a hernia ...Read more
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
Experienced lower abdominal pubic area right side 3 months ago, episodic pain, no symptoms, not a sharp pain. Local doc says minor hernia.I'm not sure?
Sounds like: You probably have an inguinal (groin) hernia. The discomfort you describe can be due to a hernia. Hernias can slowly grow over time. Follow up with your doctor & follow their recommendations. Surgical repair of the hernia will likely become necessary at some point in time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I suspect i may have hernia in my lower right abdomen/waistline area. I have also had constipation/diarrhea and a bloated feeling on and off for the last week. Are these symptoms of hernia?
Abdomen Pain Hernia?: Usually a hernia presents with pain ; a bulge more in the inguinal/groin area rather than the lower abdominal although constipation diarrhea ;bloating may be present in large, obvious hernias, in the absence of a bulge consistent with a definite hernia, such symptoms are more consistent with a gastrointestinal problem. An evaluation by your physician or a gastroenterologist is in order to begin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Midline, upper abdominal discomfort. No heartburn/reflux medication seems to help. Could it be a hernia or gallbladder? What are the symptoms?
Upper abdomen: Pain in the upper abdomen can be many things. Reflux is just one potential problem. Gallbladder disease, other stomach (gastric) problems such as ulcers or inflammation (gastritis), pancreatic problems, liver, etc. Are to be considered. Alcohol drinking, even in moderation can provide stomach problems, and antacids may not always help. You need to be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What is the symptoms of indirect ingunial hernia, could it be the reason as to why i have pain in right testis when lying on the stomach, and sitting?
I have ehlars danlos and a hiatal hernia. Hv had swallowing test, biopsy of stomach, c t scan. All normal. Still hv difficult symptoms. What next? My GI says need a diff. Specialist?
Could an injured/strained rectus abdominal include symptoms related to upset stomach, stomach pressure & hernia?
Bulge: If you have a hernia then in addition to the pain you may also notice a swelling at your belly button (you now have an outie instead of an innie). The other thing is a muscle strain will get better with time and rest. A hernia will stay the same or get worse until it is fixed with surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can having GERD and oesophagitis with a small hitus hernia in the upper stomach chest etc cause either breathless and pressure like symptom bloating?
Maybe: Gerd can cause many symptoms. Shortness of breath can occur if reflux enters the airway. This can be evaluated with a ph probe. Bloating symptoms may be related to diet, sodas, gastroparesis and other conditions. An evaluation by a GI doctor can help determine if you have laryngopharyngeal reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have a hernia. What are the symptoms? Is it necessary to have surgery right away? I had a c-section with a horizontal incision about 16 years ago. There is a slight bulge (golf ball to tangerine size) on my lower abdomen near the left end of whe
Consult a surgeon: Please see your primary care or your ob/gyn first but if the lump only appeared recently then it may not be related to your c-section. It could be an inguinal hernia or a femoral hernia and you will need a consultation and treatment by a surgeon. If indicated they may order a scan to rule out other issues or confirm the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My dad is having diaphragmatic hernia.Experiences symptoms of stomach pain after spicy foods.Whether it needs surgery or diet maintenance is enough?
If an abdominal & pelvic Ultrasound did not detect a hernia, should I have a CT scan? (Physical exam was clear) ..I still have "hernia like" symptoms
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