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  • What to do next?

    I would really appreciate some advice and or direction. It's been a bit more than 6 months since I had inguinal hernia surgery. May 5,2017. Laparoscopic using mesh. Surgeon used absorb-able tacks. Healing went well, pain disappeared rather quickly. I did great for 6 weeks post surgery, no pain once...

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  • I cannot sit comfortable it feels pain (Inguinal hernia)

    I cannot sit comfortable in chair, and nor in bed comfortable. I also have a lot of gas especially when in bed and i hear a lot of sounds The doctors didn't gave me any instructions at all except from not picking weight, and eat everything. Which i don't eat everything... My penis also got...

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  • Umbilical hernia mesh removal doctor in London suggestions?

    I've been living with pain for 2 years now after having umbilical hernia surgery from the mesh placed. I've tried two different versions of Rectus sheet blocks for control the nerve pain. Both with little to no help. I'm strongly considering having the mesh removed but I want to talk to...

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  • Hiatus Hernia - Breathing Problems.

    A few years ago after an Endoscopy I was diagnosed with a small sliding Hiatus Hernia which I have treated with Omeprezole. Recently I have been encountering some breathing difficulties combined with a staggering amount of reflux and despite doubling to 40mg of Omeprezole the reflux and breathing problems...

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  • Open incisional hernia

    Hi everyone I'm waiting to go in for open surgery to repair a midline abdominal incisional hernia. I have had it for 4 years and it is causing lots of problems I'm told it's a complicated one as it starts just under my ribs and I have multiple defects in the abdominal wall. I have lost a...

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  • nissen fundoplication post op

    4 weeks today that i had the surgery for hiatus hernia which the surgeon said was larger than he presumed..I too had the stomach wrapped around the esophagus due to 60 % stomach acid in stomach.  The pains would mimic a heart attack for years and became more frequent.  I could not live with...

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  • Help with extreme pain after hiatal hernia repair

    2010 had a double wrap repair. A couple months before surgery started having extreme pain in chest, doc said it was hernia and will go away after repair. It has not, pain just relocated under diaphragm. Level 10 pain, bloating , stomach hard as a rock, wraps around in back. Attacks can last 1 hour to...

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  • Hiatus Hernia misery...

    I have been suffering for years now with several symptoms of what doctor thought was IBS.  My tummy feel bloated, I have a sensation of having something stuck in my throat, having to clear my throat endlessly ever time of the day,  dry mouth ,loss of appetite to name a few. I was prescribed...

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  • Post Op diary - Open Surgery linguinal mesh repair

    54 YO male - Left side open surgery on Friday - Now Sunday.  I underestimated the pain. Worst was last night (36 hours post-op). Only taking 800mg ibuprofen because I was worried about constipation. Drink lots of water and take stool softener pills post op. BMs are fine. Incredibly painful when...

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  • Hiatus Hernia and breathing issues

    Hi all.I have a 3 cm sliding haitus hernia and rather alot of symptoms lately all with witch i can kind of deal with exept one,and its breathing issues or to put it better i have the stamina of a old man and i am only 33.when i walk stairs or pick something up i have to stop and catch my breath.I would...

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  • embarrassed about hernia

    hi,   although ive not been diagnosed im 100% sure i have a hernia,i have quite a large lump in my left groin which slips down after getting up,but will go back when i lay down.the reason i havent gone to the doctor is i have never had surgery and am very scared,and also have a phobia of dyeing.i...

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  • Hiatus Hernia with back and arm pain

    Help Has anyone out there with a Hiatus Hernia experienced what feels like heartburn in your back and left arm. I have been diagnosedwith a Hiatus Hernia and take 30mg of Lansoprazoleonce a day and 10 of Motilium 3 times a day. But it doesn't seem to help the pain I have. I have had pain every...

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  • bloating with hiatus hernia

    hi im jon i found out i had hh in jan my symptons include terrific stomach bloating feeling as if i cant breathe massive balls of acid that i bring up not being able to keep some foods down just feeling generally unwell all the time its taking over my life completley i am now under a specialist he tried...

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  • Things that helped you after your hiatal herina surgery

    Well I go in on Wed. Nov. 1 for my hiatal herina and it's a big one,10cm, anyone out here that has had their surgery can you share what things helped you after.  Things that you were able to drink, eat, what worked best for you. How long was your recovery, and what was the hardest thing to do...

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  • Hernia ?

    Hey I have been having problems recently with uncomfortable feelings in my right side and right hip/groin  The side feels just really uncomfortable and heavy as for my groin / hip it is fine when im walking about or standing but as soon as I am sitting for a while like when im driving I get this...

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  • Excessive saliva

    i have had a hiatus hernia for over 30 years. Up to now I have coped reasonably well. More recently symptoms are much worse. Most recent are choking and feeling like I have something stuck in my throat and now producing excess saliva. Consultant says this is all due to excess acid.  I also have...

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  • Hiatus Hernia- advice needed.

    Hi there, My name is Bethany I'm 19 years old and hoping someone can give some advice or relate in any way to something that has been causing me a lot of pain for the past four years. For four years now a few times a month I have severe abdominal pain- above my belly button, I feel sick but have...

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  • Chronic Pain 2 years later

    Hi all... seems my ongoing pain is being caused by my previous mesh repair surgery of inguinal hernia. It's never been 100% but these last 10-12 weeks the pain has gotten worse. Now getting the constant nagging pain that radiates down my thighs, and gives a dragging pressure feeling in my bottom....

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  • I have a very lumpy upper tummy, very obvious!!!

     years ago I had 3 strangulated hernias!!! I had emergency sections with both my sons (40 /38years ago) The surgeon cut through the same scar both times which runs from my belly button to my pubic area, the scar gave way inside in 3 places ,bowel came out those gaps and strangulated. I was VERY...

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  • SLIDING HIATUS HERNIA SYMPTOMS AND QUESTIONS

    Hi I'm new to this site, just recently been diagnosed with a 4cm sliding hiatus hernia after suffering for 2 years with horrendous chest, neck, shoulder and back pain! been to A&E a least 5 times this year thinking I was having heart problems! had an endoscopy 4 weeks ago and was diagnosed! so...

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  • Chronic nagging pain

    So, what they thought was problems with my uterus/ovaries turned out not to be.... The pain is now getting worse later in the day which is now leading me to think it's either a recurrence of my inguinal hernia (fixed by open mesh repair in 2015) or its some sort of infection in that area. I do get...

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  • Update on my hernia

    Hey all just wanted to give you all an update,well my doctors 1st referral got rejected,but thankfully his 2nd referral went through and hasn’t been rejected,I received a letter today in the post,confirming that I’ve been booked an appointment to see and speak to a general surgeon specialist on 24th...

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  • Hiatus Hernia Surgery

    I'm due to go in for surgery on Wednesday and a bit terrified as I always feel like I am choking when I eat food and the only way I can cope is by getting sick....not being able to do this after surgery has me freaked out bit time. Just hoping that the positives of having this done will take away...

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  • British Hernia Centre anyone had any experience of them

    Hi Folks, I am considering having two incisional hernias repaired at the British Hernia Centre (I think they used to be called the London Hernia Centre), in fact I am having a consultation this Wednesday (24/08/2016). Have any of you guys had any experience of the British Hernia Centre or the London...

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  • Hiatus Hernia Worries and Concerns

    Hi i was diagnosed with a hiatus hernia about 2 months ago. I had such severe chest pains i genuinely thought i was having a heart attack, after chest xrays and multiple other tests they said it was this hiatus hernia. I was put on to omeprazole but the chest pain didn't ease. I find night times...

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  • Living with extremely large hernia

    Hi,I had a c section 4 yrs ago which has left me with an extremely large ventral hernia,I also suffer with asthma and severe anxiety. I've left it for this amount of time as it's up to now only given me back ache and was worried about my daughters care while I was getting better,now I've...

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  • Inguinal open hernia mesh repair

    hi everyone this is my first post out of sheer desperation.  Three since I had my open left inguinal hernia repaired. Nothing but pain since and loss of feeling at he base of my penis and left groin area.  Is this going to last. I also have a long solid mass under the scar running the length...

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  • Post Nissan Fundiplication

    Hiya I had a Nissen Fundiplication procedure 5 weeks ago and am still struggling with food. I constantly feel hungry but have an awful pain in the right side of my throat which comes and goes. It's almost as if there is wind coming up but bring with it an excruciating pain. Does anyone else suffer...

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  • Hiatus Hernia

    I have been diagnosed with h/h and on omeprazole which is not helping in any way,I am having constant salty excessive salivia causing mouth ulcers and really bad tenderness below both shoulder blades and lower back (sore to touch) anybody else with same problems? This is really getting me down! 

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  • Hiatus hernia or heart problems.

    Hello there. My name is Alex I’m 19years old female. I was diagnosed with a hiatus hernia 9monhs ago during pregnancy. Ive been experiencing upper middle back pain and also arm pain. Sometimes just in left side and sometimes on right side also. Has anyone else felt this before ? I also feel a very dull...

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  • Pre-op nutritional supplement drink before surgery

    Has anyone had their Dr. prescribe or gave them a pre-op supplement drink called ClearFast before they had surgery? I have surgery coming up in Nov. and I'm going to ask my surgery Dr. to let he drink this before I go in. About the product on Amazon: Decreases hunger, thirst and nausea associated...

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  • To Hernia or To Not Hernia? That is the question.

    So, I have NO idea if this is a hernia or not. I'm not one for doc visits, and I like to get a feel for what I might have before spending a grand on doc tests just to find out it was nothing. Experiences: ​-Discomfort/Tightness in Lower-Mid Left Rib -Slight burning sensation/ Warmth there (Though...

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