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Causes and treatment for hiatus hernia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Digestion and Bowels
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi how can i help youi
User :   i had stomach pain since two weeks..
User :   i have consulted my office visiting doctor...
User :   he has referred for ENDOSCOPY..
User :   today i have done it...
User :   in that HITUS HERNIA found
Doctor :   ok
User :   again i met my doctor....he asked me to meet gastroentrologist...
Doctor :   ok
User :   what is this hitus hernia and how this can be any surgery required for this..??
Doctor :   hiatus hernia is protrusion of part of stomach throgh an opening near the diagphragm
User :   ok
User :   is this can be cured by medicines??
Doctor :   usually it has symptoms like stomch fullness
Doctor :   belching, frequent burps
Doctor :   refluxes
Doctor :   but many people have hiatus hernia
Doctor :   dont worry about it
User :   ok..
Doctor :   mild hiatus hernia is ok
User :   it is mild only i have pain almost continuously..
Doctor :   what kind of pain
User :   just below my chest and on top of my stomach...iam getting some pinching pain
Doctor :   any other symptoms
Doctor :   could you please type out impression in the endoscopy report
User :   i have endoscopy hard copy...
User :   you maen to say...the statement given in the endoscopy??
Doctor :   yes
User :   conclusion:hiatus hernia.otherwise normal upper G.I
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   its a subnormal problem
User :   ok..
Doctor :   it could be due to this you have the complaints
Doctor :   but surgery is not necessarily indicated
User :   here my office visiting GP told further investigation require like CT Scan...and he has not given any tablets..
Doctor :   first conservative management is directed then surgery
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i can helpyou
User :   anyhow,i will visit gastroentrologist tomorrow in xxxx Hospital..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats good
User :   thanks a lot for your info....
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