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What cam be done about a hatial hernia?
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Lots!
First and foremost, people sometimes interchange hiatal hernia with gastroesophageal reflux disease; if you are suffering from heartburn, that is called gerd, of which a hiatal hernia may be a contributing factor. This can be rx'd with meds, dietary and lifestyle changes with excellent control.
Hiatal hernias are very common, often symptom-free, and rarely require surgical rx. Hope this helps!

In brief: Lots!
First and foremost, people sometimes interchange hiatal hernia with gastroesophageal reflux disease; if you are suffering from heartburn, that is called gerd, of which a hiatal hernia may be a contributing factor. This can be rx'd with meds, dietary and lifestyle changes with excellent control.
Hiatal hernias are very common, often symptom-free, and rarely require surgical rx. Hope this helps!
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Hiatal hernia
Typically not a whole lot unless the resulting symptoms affect quality of life significantly.
In that case, surgical options are considered.

In brief: Hiatal hernia
Typically not a whole lot unless the resulting symptoms affect quality of life significantly.
In that case, surgical options are considered.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Thank
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