What is the difference between a hiatal hernia and an abdominal hernia?

Answer different from abdominal hernias in that it is not visible on the outside of the body. With a hiatal hernia, the stomach bulges upward through the

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How can a abdominal ventral hernia repair with a mesh end up with a hernia in ur stomack?

Only your doctor can tell if it is the same hernia or not. I would doubt that it is. When the muscle wall is weak that is when you get hernias. It may be that another section of the wall has a... Read More »

What do i eat with a hiatal hernia?

Hiatal hernias occur when a portion of your stomach pushes through your diaphragm and into your chest. This condition usually causes acid reflux, resulting in heartburn and other digestive issues.... Read More »

How big can a hiatal hernia get?

A hiatal hernia occurs when part of the stomach pushes up into the esophagus. Most hiatal hernias are small, and often present no symptoms. However, some can grow quite large and require medical in... Read More »

What are the causes of hiatal hernia?

A hiatal hernia occurs when part of your stomach slips up into your chest through the hiatus, the hole in your diaphragm that allows your esophagus to pass through. A hiatal hernia may be caused by... Read More »