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Is there a cure for hiatal hernia?
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In brief: YES
As with any hernia, it can be surgically repaired.

In brief: YES
As with any hernia, it can be surgically repaired.
Dr. Scott Grover
Dr. Scott Grover
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Dr. Scott Welker
And you shouldn't take PPIs (like Prilosec) for the rest of your life; they can lead to pneumonia, osteoporosis, C. diff. infection, and gastric polyps. Also, hiatal hernia repair doesn't just cure reflux, it cures asthma too! You should consider it.
Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Surgical repair
The only potential "cure" for a hiatal hernia is an operation.
The hernia itself however does not usually cause any problem at all. Many people with reflux have no hernia, and many with hernias have no reflux. Large hernias, known as paraesophageal hernias, are a different story. Ask your primary care for an opinion. Hope this helps!

In brief: Surgical repair
The only potential "cure" for a hiatal hernia is an operation.
The hernia itself however does not usually cause any problem at all. Many people with reflux have no hernia, and many with hernias have no reflux. Large hernias, known as paraesophageal hernias, are a different story. Ask your primary care for an opinion. Hope this helps!
Dr. David Earle
Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Yes, surgery!
An operation will cure this hernia.
If reflux is your symptom, the reflux will go away afterwards. If your hernia is small, an operation called "tif" can be done, which fixes your hernia and reflux without incisions! if you go to endogastricsolutions.Com, you will be directed to a surgeon in your area.

In brief: Yes, surgery!
An operation will cure this hernia.
If reflux is your symptom, the reflux will go away afterwards. If your hernia is small, an operation called "tif" can be done, which fixes your hernia and reflux without incisions! if you go to endogastricsolutions.Com, you will be directed to a surgeon in your area.
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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