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Is a hiatal hernia palpable?

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How to diagnose hiatal hernia?

I thought I had a hiatal hernia , I had all of the symtoms. went to the emergency room and was told ... pressed, it was not a hernia. I mentioned the xiphoid process and he said that the lump I was feeling ...
 

Is it dangerous to have moderate hiatal hernia?

Is a moderate hidalhermia dangerous
 

Is it necessary to undergo surgery for Hiatal hernia?

I RECENTLY DEVELOPED A HIATAL HERNIA . THE SURGEON TOLD ME THE ONLY REASON TO DO SURGERY TO CORRECT IT WOULD BE TO STOP ACID REFLUX . I DO NOT HAVE ACID REFLUX, NOR HAVE I HAD IT FOR MANY YEARS. WHEN I DID ...
 

Diagnosed with a hiatal hernia. Is it safe to drink drinking gingerale?

I have been diagnosed with a hiatal hernia . Taking correct meds including otc zegerid and gaviscon . I want to know if drinking gingerale is bad for this condition. I do not drink any other carbonated ...
 

Diagnosed with hiatal hernia. Is it safe to take omeprazol?

Hello Doctor I have been diagnosed with hiatal hernia(reflux) .. The doctor gave me medicine: Omeprazol"actives" ,, it works like magic; it really keeps the reflux away; and I feel like the hiatal ...
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What is the treatment for hiatal hernia?

Dear Doctor,I am suffering from hiatal hernia from the past two years now again I started weight ...,abdominal crunches can worsen the hernia? and how to get rid of the hernia apart from surgery or I can permanently ...
 

Diagnosed with a paraesophageal hiatal hernia

My grandaughter who is three and a half months old was diagnosed with a paraesophageal hiatal hernia. The repair was done a little over a week ago. Now, she will not take a bottle, is fed through ...
 

Possible to have acid reflux and hiatal hernia?

Hi. If I have acid reflux is it possible that I could also have a hiatal hernia which I actually feel? I keep feeling something like a protruding or pressure feeling right under my left rib (at ...
 

Can hiatal hernia cause heart palpitations?

I was diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse a few months ago, I also have a hiatal hernia and Gerd ... to go hand in hand for me. Can gets or hiatal hernia cause palpitations? I am a 33 year old female ...
 

Does constant exercising cause hiatal hernia?

? Is it possible that my constant exercising created the hiatal hernia? Is it that I drink coffee in the morning? ...
 

Can Hiatal Hernia be aggravated after an accident?

I was in a car accident. I was in the drivers seat and was hit at a high speed squarely on the passanger side of the car. I had a Hiatal Hernia before the accident but now it actually hurts and I can ...
 

What is the solution for Esophageal spasm after a hiatal hernia surgery?

I had an Esophageal spasm while drinking water, and could not swallow, spit, or breathe, and almost died. I never even knew what they were. Started 8 mos. following Hiatal Hernia surgery, which involved ...
 

Diagnosed with hiatal hernia. Feeling hungry in middle of night. Suggestions?

Hi Doc. I have just been recently diagnosed with hiatal hernia due to pregnancy and stress related lifestyle. I m still breastfeeding my 8 month old baby and get very hungry in the middle of the night. I ...
 

Had hiatal hernia operation and suffering from bad migraine

Hi, i had a hiatal hernia opp about 6 months ago and found out last month when i hade a bad migrane that i cant be sick. This has me worried because in an emergincy like if i drowned at the beach, or had ...
 

Does hiatal hernia cause any problems in urination?

I went to the doctors yesterday and found out that I have a Hiatal Hrrnia and have to go have a consult for surgery but my question is,having a hernia does it cause problem when going the bathroom ...
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Is there glucosamine in Prilosec? I'm in excellent health but have a hiatal hernia in my esophagus. It was diagnosed about 3 years ago after an endoscopy.
Hi, Thanks for writing your query. Prilosec contains Omeprazole an antacid(proton pump inhibitor). It can be helpful in relief of symptoms from hiatus hernia. Glucosamine is usually used in treatment of osteoarthritis. I hope this is helpful to you. Thanks.
 
My wife has sever gastrointestinal issues. She also has a hiatal hernia and a pacemaker. She cant eat die to acid reflux. Ideas?
HI. The hiatal hernia causing the reflux problems usually needs surgical correction to get better, if the medical treatment has not helped. Pacemaker and fitness should be done by a Cardiologist before you go for surgery.
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