O, I live in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, am a retired clinical psychologist (just turned 70 last August).
I went to see my family doctor yesterday and he prescribed: effervescent ACETYLCYSTEIN pills and an anti-biotic (AZITROMYCIN, 500mg). To no avail as yet. Finally, I also suffer from hypertension, reasonably in check now. That would not seem unusual at my age. All in all it's the coughing, mucous overload and the constant belly spams that are turning my life into some sort of hell now. I'd very much appreciate your advice, best regards,
I also suffer from bad breath which really embarrasses me.
Is this all related to the diaphragmmatic hernia?.
One month ago had EKG which was normal. Had cardiac angiogram normal 2 month ago. Both were for anxiety and high blood pressure which is now controlled by metaprolol and xanax. Cardiologist said health is very good "lose some weight." I forgot to mention hernia as it did not become a problem until spring and I began lifting objects and digging with exertion.
I had a sickness bug last week and was vomiting quite often. I am now experiencing a pulling sensation which is quite uncomfortable around where I believe the hernia to be. Is this something that will wear off or have I caused more damage?
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Hiatus hernia is a benign condition where the stomach elevates itself into the thoracic cavity (chest portion) from the abdomen. In severe cases, the stomach is pulled slightly below, to its normal position and fixed by closing any defect in the diaphragm.
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Ultrasound is a operator dependent procedure and occasionally can be missed by the ultrasonologist. Stomach bubble sometimes is migrated into the chest in a condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia. But it would have been picked up if your baby had undergone...
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The pain that you have in the back is likely to be related to hiatus hernia. This needs to be confirmed after an endoscopic examination. Treatment involves avoiding hot and spicy foods and proton pump inhibitors.
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PFB the medical report of thw chest xray which I just recieved. please let know thw reason sevrity & the way out.
Note in-adequate inspiration.
The Bony Thorax appears normal.
Trachea is normally oriented.
Cardia & Aorta appear nomal
Accentuated bronchovascular are noted bilaterally.
Both CP angles appear clear.
The Diaphragmatic domes appear normal
Incidentally note elevation of the left diaphragmatic dome due to marked gastric flatulense.
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Let me answer your query one by one.
1) During x-ray lung has to be filled completely with air i.e full inspiration is to be taken to outline the lungs properly. probably you have not inhaled maximally so they have pointed it out.
2)Bony thorax, trachea, heart...