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Could I have a hiatal hernia? I had my appendix out in april. Ever since, I've been dealing with constipation. Only going 1 time per week. Feels like something is stuck in the center of my abdomen between xiphoid process and umbilical area. There's a cons

You . You should research low or no cost clinics in your area. Also call your local county hospital for assistance. You could very well have a hiatal hernia and/or gastritis, ulcers, reflux disease, esophagitis etc. The only way to know is by having an appropriate work up and diagnostic tests. In the meantime start taking daily over the counter prilosec. In addition, avoid ibuprofen, advil, spicy foods, caffeine, acidic foods, and chocolate. Best of luck. Read more...
Abdominal pain. The type of pain you are describing is not very typical for a hiatal hernia. You may be having problems due to uncoordinated motility of your G.I. Tract. This however usually resolved within a couple of weeks at most. If the pain is near an area where there was an incision, there could be a hernia. You should follow up with your primary care doctor for a physical exam and potentially with the surgeon that did the appendectomy for an exam as well. Read more...

Help with SIBO. Constipation, HORRIBLE BREATH...!!! And reflux (has improved since hiatal hernia surgery). My breath is so foul no one can talk to me.

Here are some ... In addition to focusing on the care for SIBO, don't forget working on oral hygiene with regular visit to dentist to mak sure of no tooth-related disorders, daily toothbrush, flossing all the spaces among teeth, and rinsing the month with oral antiseptic solution especially after sweet consumption. These are primary and essential for breath improvement besides systemic care for possible SIBO. Read more...

Cramping pain just above belly button 80% of the time ONLY when walking long distances (4 years of this) also constipation and sliding hiatal hernia?

Abdominal Pain/women. Studies show that abdominal pain in women must take into account the anatomical location, onset (sudden or gradual), intensity, radiation and associated factors. I believe that you need an ultrasound to rule out ovarian cysts. A full history and physical exam including a chest x-ray and EKG would be a thorough evaluation given your history. Consult for more information. Read more...

Can a hiatal hernia cause pains or discomfort? My dr says I have one but it isn't causeing my intestinal issues. That is unknown still.

Sometimes. A large hiatal hernia can cause pain and discomfort in your upper stomach. It also can make symptoms of reflux worse. If your pain is lower or more diffuse then likely not caused by your hiatal hernia. Read more...