Hiatal Hernia and Excessive Belching

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NNCanada
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   Posted 1/3/2012 11:18 AM (GMT -6)   
I have read that a symptom of a hiatal hernia is excessive belching.  I am wondering why that is?  Is it becuase the hernia causes the LES to become weaker thereby allowing air to be dispelled easier?

mudmagnetmum
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   Posted 1/3/2012 11:23 AM (GMT -6)   
It may be that air gets into the stomach more easily with a hernia. Belching is also an accompaniment to Helicobacter - have you been tested?

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NNCanada
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   Posted 1/3/2012 11:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi MMM,
 
Thanks for your reply.  Not yet, I am setting up an appointment with my GI for next week.
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