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just diagnosed with huge hiatal hernia
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just diagnosed with huge hiatal hernia

I just had a EGD(?) done in the hospital and gastritis and a huge hiatal hernia was diagnosed, I was put on reglan and prilosec OTC and have had no relief...is surgery my best option, I wasn't told which hernia I had but was just told I had a huge one...

if surgery is an option how is it done?
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Hi and welcome to the GERD forum.

I can not answer u on this surgery, but  I do have a hiatal hernia.It is important to follow lifestyle changes as well as ur diet.Please see the Health Pages for lists of safe foods and foods to avoid.
Doing this in addition to the meds may help and prolong the need for surgry.

I am sure others may comment on the surgery .

"selma"
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