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Misdiagnosis of Hidden Causes of Hiatal hernia

Underlying conditions list:

The list of possible underlying conditions mentioned in various sources for Hiatal hernia includes:

Other underlying conditions related to Hiatal hernia:

Source: Diseases Database

Hiatal hernia as a symptom:

Conditions listing Hiatal hernia as a symptom may also be potential underlying conditions.

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Discussion of underlying conditions of Hiatal hernia:

A hiatal hernia can be caused by

  • obesity
  • pregnancy
  • tight clothing
  • sudden physical exertion, such as weight lifting
  • straining, coughing
  • abdominal injury
(Source: excerpt from Hiatal Hernia: NIDDK)

About underlying conditions:

With a diagnosis of Hiatal hernia, it is important to consider whether there is an underlying condition causing Hiatal hernia. These are other medical conditions that may possibly cause Hiatal hernia. For general information on this form of misdiagnosis, see Underlying Condition Misdiagnosis or Overview of Misdiagnosis.


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