It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Hernia Message Board

please help... hiatus hernia... bad pain

Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-19-2009, 10:10 AM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 368
jellebeans HB User
please help... hiatus hernia... bad pain

hi my story is long but will shorten it down! am 30 yr old female,last year started with tummy pains,chest pains and back pains. during this year ive had endoscopy ..both ends!! only revealed small hiatus hernia. ultra sound of gallblader etc,all was clear. barium swallow which revealed i have some acid reflux problems. chest x ray which shew inflated lungs/possible emphysema and now am waiting to see specialist for lungs but my doc thinks its nothin to worry about. but my chest and back pains are painful and scary,my doc keeps telling me its just mechanical/muscular pain but i dont agree. i have huge pain in my left side under armpit, alittle towards my back,pain into my boob and underneath it ,sharp pains over my chest ,even right side and the middle of my chest is sooo heavy and dont feel right,my heart beat quick at times but this has only happened a few times. i also have horrible pain in my back on left side,like a big block of pain,i also am getting tthrobs of pain up my spine and all over the top of my back,it feels like somethi is goin to burst open. sometimes feel like somones poking me in the back and twisting there finger hard on me. this has got worse over the year and my chest feels so heavy and im short of breath at times. today has scared me as i went to the shop and had a bag of shopping,was a little heavy but ive carried heavier! by time i got home i felt like someone was crushing my chest and like my heart was goin to give way!!! i cant get a doc app until next week but im angry that my doctor hasnt tested me any further for the chest pains.i feel so poorly, i also suffer migraines which have been terrible latley,i cant cope with any more pain!!!!
does anyone have hiatus hernia which cause soo much chest/back pain???
ive been on meds for acid reflux,doesnt help chest/back pains x
any help or advice will be great,thank you

Sponsors Lightbulb
Old 11-19-2009, 10:05 PM   #2
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 1,201
BeHappy2 HB UserBeHappy2 HB UserBeHappy2 HB UserBeHappy2 HB User
Re: please help....hiatus hernia.. bad pain

Yes i have the hiatus hernia, but i am curious if you are seeing a cardiologist doctor ? If your not, i would definately schedule appointment with all these symptoms you are describing. You may need further testings and a cardiologist is where i would start for what you are describing here.

Hope all is well

Old 11-20-2009, 05:29 AM   #3
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 368
jellebeans HB User
Re: please help....hiatus hernia.. bad pain

hi,thank u for your reply. no my doctor hasnt refered me to anyone for the chest and back pains,he says its all mechanical/muscular pain by i know its not. im seeing someone in the respituary dept...ive spelt that wrong!! in two weeks to see if i definatly have the emphysema,im also still under the gastro doc who says my hernia wont cause any major probs but im sure hes goin to discharge me when i see him next in january as he said hes done lots of tests and cant find anything serious! im worried about all the chest pains now as they gettin worse and again today i couldnt carry my shoppin bags! do u have a small hernia? and get loads of pain like me??? xx

Old 11-22-2009, 12:36 AM   #4
Senior Veteran
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: USA
Posts: 1,201
BeHappy2 HB UserBeHappy2 HB UserBeHappy2 HB UserBeHappy2 HB User
Re: please help....hiatus hernia.. bad pain

Oh gosh, i have those terrible migraines too. I know what you mean by what next.
My hiatus hernia is at the opening of the stomach. You do need to be careful lifting. Even carrying groceries can be a painful problem.
Please keep posted here of your test results of emphysema

Be WEll

The Following User Says Thank You to BeHappy2 For This Useful Post:
darkdestroyer21 (03-27-2012)
Old 02-29-2012, 02:19 AM   #5
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Skelmersdale Lancashire England
Posts: 2
Thegagsy HB User
Re: please help....hiatus hernia.. bad pain

I think you need to have a full heart check up ECG, tests for Angina etc, I do have quite a few of your symptoms, but they don't last as long as what your saying, and they are not as severe, usually mine will last around 4-5 days if I have been stupid and eaten something I love but know is going to bite me back, Chilies, overdone Chocolate, or been at party. You have probably heard this but panicking and working yourself up does not help you, If you are really concerned about the chest pain GO to the local AE and tell them. I have they will check you over and if they feel it necessary will keep you in for observation for a couple of days, they have with me in past, when I started with the chest pains, I know how worrying they can be. But now know what they are, and how to deal with them.

Old 03-03-2012, 10:20 AM   #6
Junior Member
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: gulf coast
Posts: 10
Kate171 HB User
Re: please help....hiatus hernia.. bad pain

I agree with the others. You need a all over physical and a stress test or sonogram of your heart.
What kind of test did you have when they found your hernia? Did the doctor do a biopsy of your stomach?
Nerves can do a lot and cause pain but you do need to get to the core of it.
Please let us know how you make out. Good luck.

Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
hiatus hernia jellebeans Hernia 2 05-04-2009 01:15 PM
hiatus hernis fed up! help please(operation) alernatives kevkev100 Acid Reflux / GERD 4 09-08-2008 08:57 AM
HELP Hiatal hernia question??? Rani* Hernia 6 05-05-2008 10:06 AM
Reflux & Hiatus Hernia terrible Hernia 7 03-12-2008 08:29 PM
hiatus hernia anyone else?? PLEASE HELP kevkev100 Hernia 3 02-12-2008 05:02 AM
Hiatus hernia - any cure? davidll1974 Hernia 1 06-18-2007 12:17 AM
Its Only A Small Hiatus Hernia..huh? Moonbeamdarlene Hernia 9 09-08-2005 05:52 PM
Hiatus Hernia Dianam Hernia 7 08-21-2005 04:19 PM
Please Help!! penquinlady Digestive Disorders 2 11-20-2003 12:25 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Sign Up Today!

Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

I want my free account

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:10 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2016 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!