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Can you get a hernia in your chest?

In a sliding hiatal hernia, your stomach and the lower part of your esophagus slide up into your chest through the diaphragm. Most people with hiatal hernias have this type. A paraesophageal hernia is more dangerous.

What are symptoms of chest hernia? When symptoms of a lung hernia do arise, they tend to be fairly clear cut. They include: Sharp pain when inhaling, coughing, or sneezing. Difficulty breathing deeply or a shortness of breath. General soreness in a particular area of the chest. Swelling in a particular area of the chest. Fever.

Where is hiatal hernia pain? Hiatal hernia. A hiatal hernia is a type of hernia in which abdominal organs (typically the stomach) slip through the diaphragm into the middle compartment of the chest.

What is treatment for lung hernia? Treatment of symptomatic lung hernia is surgical and is determined by factors such as size, pain, recurrent chest infections, incarceration of tissue, and paradoxical respiration with poor ventilation.

What does “hiatal hernia at the cardia” mean? Hiatal/ Hiatus hernia at the Cardia :: Hernia is when a part of the body is pushed to such an area where it should not have been. In your case, The upper part of the stomach ( Cardia) is in the chest. Normally it remain in the abdomen only.

What is the difference between a hernia and an ulcer?

What is the difference between a hernia and an ulcer? An ulcer can be one of different types based on location, but the pain associated with is usually near the epigastric area (right below the center of the ribcage, and the type of pain is usually burning in sensation. A hernia (the common one) on the other hand, does not involve the “stomach”.

What are the effects of a hernia? Mostly, patients suffering from hernia often report the formation of mass in the groin. The basic side effects include: damage to the blood vessels causing excessive bleeding, excessive scar formation as well as recurrence hernia.

What are the symptoms of a bleeding hernia? Consult with your hernia surgeon if you start to experience symptoms like the following: Pain (local or generalized) Major bleeding. Blood in your urine (could be caused by migration to the bladder) Tenderness, redness, and/or swelling around the surgical site. The formation of fistulas. Fever, chills, or other flu-like symptoms.

Can a hiatal hernia heal itself? No, they do not heal themselves. It is hard to heal a hiatal hernia naturally. It has be taken extreme care of by following a strict diet (usually low protein) along with pH balancers and bacteriostats to get rid of H pylori and other bacteria that are well known to form this type of hernia.