Does it ever happen that a hiatal hernia make passing gas difficult?

Hiatal hernia . No, not really. A hiatal hernia can give you heartburn or reflux, or make it hard to get food down, but really wouldn't affect your ability to pass gas. .
Not unless. It is an incarcerated paraesophageal type of hiatal hernia. The usual sliding type involves on the esophagus and proximal stomach, so it should not affect your colon function. A paraesophageal hiatal hernia has a propensity for serious complications, sometimes even fatal, so have your GI specialist or surgeon take a look.

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Have hiatal hernia and umbilicial hernia, have gas pain on left side, do I have to worry?

Not likely. most hiatal hernias and umbilical hernias do not cause any symptoms. There are some types of hiatal hernias that can cause symptoms and may require treatment. You should discuss this with your doctor and may need an upper endoscopy. Read more...

Have severe sleep apnea, treated with cpap. I wonder if I have hiatal hernia;.could being full of gas when waking be a symptom? Could HH cause dizzynes

Hiatal hernia. It's possible. With Capp you are likely swallowing a great deal of forced air which can make you gassy and bloated but also force the stochastic up through the diaphragm and create hiatal hernia and reflux. May want to discuss with doctor pressure adjustment, biPAP, HOB elevation and anti-relic meds as well as weight loss. Read more...

Everything I eat/drink makes my chest become tight and I notice my heart rate more. Could this be gas, a hiatal hernia or something else?

Yes. Get evaluated keep track of the symptoms timing, duration etc and take your notes to your next appointment. Read more...
Maybe spasms. The first thing you must check is that your heart is ok. At 22 years of age, it almost certainly is. Esophageal spasms could easily be a cause of your symptoms, and this can be determined with an test called manometry, which involves a tube in your nose for 15' or so. Referral to a GI doctor should be considered. Read more...