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  • Has anyone gotten their hernia mesh removed?

    I'm finding it really hard to find actual people to discuss how they've recovered after having a mesh removed. I had an umbilical hernia. They inserted a 10x5 cm mesh in me, and it has ruined my life. I'm going to have it removed but it all sounds a bit dangerous. I want to find ANYONE...

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  • Nauseous

    Hey guys I'm very sick I've been very sick with a hiatal hernia plus I have irritable bowel syndrome I have depression anxiety and panic attacks plus I have ptsd what can I do I cry a lot when I'm in pain it's very difficult to deal with

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  • Hiatus Hernia advice needed

    Hi everyone, I've recently been diagnosed with with Hiatus Hernia, through an endoscopy. Mine is a 4cm sliding one. Over the past 3 months the quality of my life has drastically dropped, I am being sick almost every day (whether I eat or not), getting a burning sensation, burping non stop and well...

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  • Hiatal Hernia Symptoms

    Hey all So a few months ago, I had an endoscopy that showed a 2cm hiatal hernia. Since then I have been experiencing symptoms that I believe are possibly due to the hernia. My GI told me that at 2cm, the hernia should not cause me much pain/discomfort. I am starting to become doubtful of that assertion,...

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  • Hiatus Hernia and Palpitations

    I have been diagnosed with a hiatus hernia but have had lots of problems with palpitations recently, i also sometimes get a cold shivery feeling some nights as if i am going down with flu, i have suffered from really bad acidity over the last 10 years, i have had three endoscopy's and it was on the...

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  • Hiatus Hernia and Gerds

    I have suffering from Acid reflux for over 6 months and my doctor finally agreed to do an endoscopy and biopsies. I was diagnosed it's having GERD and a hiatal hernia. I was given pantoacid and Itopide as my prescription mad. I have started cutting down on foods that I thing trigger the reflux....

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  • Sliding hiatal hernia pain

    i was diagnosed with a hiatal hernia many years ago, and did well for many years, until about a year ago, my heartburn symptoms became worse following a lot of tummy pains. Now what’s got me scared is this horrible shooting pain that runs up my esophagus into my neck/throat, it’s not like anything I’ve...

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  • Seroma Query

    Hi I have had to endure 2 horrendous post op Seroma complications on last 2 surgeries. 5 months on I am still suffering with a collection of fluid (I think) above the incision accompanied by awful pain and swelling of the whole left side the lower abdomen. Has anybody else suffered from a Seroma and...

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  • Pain on top the stomach

    I’m not sure if this small hiatal hernia symptoms but I have been having a mild pain below the breast bone 3 fingers down right above the beginning of the stomach for over a month it hurts when I turned to the either side, when I press down is a little painful if I carry groceries bags, I can’t do my...

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  • Hiatus Hernia constant pain

    I have had a hiatus hernia for about 3 years which I manage with omeprazole .  I never get acid reflux just a pain top of stomach .  The last 2 weeks I have had a constant ache top of stomach and to the right side under my breast and round to my back.  Does anyone have similar symptoms...

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  • Double Inguinal Hernia Surgery At The Shouldice Hospital

    In April of this year I flew from my home in Victoria BC to Toronto. I had left and right hernia surgery. The left side was larger than a softball. My family physician said the Shouldice would likely tell me they couldn't operate He said, "They only do the easy ones." Fortunately that...

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  • Hiatal hernia / chest pain / exercise / burping / dizziness

    Hey folks Does anybody else get this? Basically I went on the running machine today, done a brisk walk for 40 minutes. After I stopped chest pain, dizziness, problems getting a breath. I have a 6cm hiatal hernia. So this went on for awhile, I took a big drink of gaviscon and burped a lot and it all...

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  • inguinal hernia repair

    I am only on day 3 after surgery and I am sore in the area and know that is common, and also the area of surgery is numb  which I understand is common also but what I was wondering is how long will this numbness occur, will it be something goes away completely , or partially and how long does it...

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  • I'm being told I have a hernia

    I'm worried because although I'm 66 I weight train. My hernia is right down low over my pubic bone to the right. I will have to have an ultrasound to confirm but don't know whether I can still train.

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  • Hiatus Hernia Repair - Yay or Nay?

    Hi guys! Just looking a little advice regarding Hiatus Hernias, a weak sphincter valve and fundoplication surgery versus other methods of treatment.  First a little about myself. I am 22 years old, living in UK (Northern Ireland) and have just been diagnosed with a small hiatus hernia and an...

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  • Hiatus Hernia shortness of breath and chest pain

    Hi I have had small sliding hernia and take Omprezole 20mg a day. Had to go to A and E today as had chest heaviness and pain and short of breath. Heart and bloods all okay. Had pain before but not short of breath. Does anyone else get short of breath with hernia. Anything that can help ? I have a raised...

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  • Hiatus Hernia, Need help urgently it's ruining my life :(

    Hi everyone, New to this and urgently need some help/advice on my situation. I am 19 and was diagnosed with depression and anxiety about 8 months ago which I have recently started coping with. But recently things have taken a turn for the worst in the stomach area. After two months of the doctors telling...

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  • Hernia or Lymph Nodes

    Hello all So a week ago, on Thursday, I was playing basketball as I often do 4-5 times a week. That evening, I began to feel some discomfort in the right inguinal area of the groin. I did not think much of it because I am often sore after playing. The next day, I played basketball again only to...

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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 things you might no know

    I have had a hiatus hernia for 14 years probably longer, it kept happening with flare ups until I had to take medication for it. I have had all the tests to see about surgery which they refused to do! I have had gaviscon, nexium, lansprozale, omeprozal and ranitidine. the most effective being the gaviscon...

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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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  • Living with Hiatus hernia and vagus nerve problems for 30 years

    In 1985 I gave myself a hiatus hernia this was caused while lifting weights but was not actually diagnosed until 1994. In 1985 when I injured myself I was in the Royal Air Force up until this point I considered myself to be quite fit, the first symptom I started experiencing was palpitations especially...

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  • 3 months post op from Hernia Repair...

    Last October, I ended up in the emergency room with horrible abdominal pain.  I ended up having appendicitis and gallstones.  They performed emergency surgery and removed my appendix and gallbladder.  I spent one night in the hospital.  In January, I started having discomfort and...

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  • Advice needed for epigastric hernia

    Waiting for a referral for what might be a epigastric hernia.Have had an operation on an umbilical hernia 20 months ago and was also diagnosed with a hiatus hernia in Feb.I have had a swelling between my belly button and my ribs for a while and it seems to be getting bigger.Had an ultrasound scan last...

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  • Inguinal hernia: open or keyhole surgery?

    I have a left-side inguinal hernia. I have been given the option of open or keyhole surgery. Has anyone had experience - good or bad - of either type for a one-side hernia? I'm told the time to get back on my feet may be slightly faster with keyhole, but only by about 24 hours. Any recommendations?...

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  • any information

    I had an keyhole surgery on my hernia 18mths ago and I'm still painful .. it feels like pulling and I've asked my Dr he says it'll get better I've talked to my surgeon and he says it'll get better and he doesn't want to see me any more .. I just carn't seem to get any answers...

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  • Sliding Inguinal Hernia - help?

    Hi all, 10 weeks ago I had open surgery for a inguinal hernia with mesh (right side), which turned out to be the sliding type (less than 2% are I'm told). So a 40 min op became a 2.5 hr op and while my scar is 4 inches long the actual area stitched etc beneath is twice the size. 10 weeks on and I...

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  • Pain from hiatus hernia or something else? Any ideas anyone?

    I have had symptoms ever since I had whooping cough 9 years ago, so when I had an endoscopy a few years back and told I have a small Hiatus Hernia, I am guessing the coughing caused it. I have a history of IBS and gastritis but endoscopy found no new gastritis and IBS symptoms mostly improved if I keep...

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  • Slow growth of hernia. Should I be concerned?

    Hi, I was diagnosed with Myeloma in 2013 and two permanent side effects of my chemo were liver damage and an umbilical hernia. For 4 years, the hernia appeared unchanged as a "grape" sized protrusion of maybe 5-6 cm across.However,over the last 2-3 months, it appears slightly bigger (10-15%...

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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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