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can a hiatal hernia cause pain

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
???: Where is pai? Hiatal hernias are usually in upper abdominal issue.

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Possible w/large HH: Most people do not experience any symptoms of their hiatal hernia so no treatment is necessary. However If you have been diagnosed with a hiatal hern ... Read More
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Dr. John Choi
Dr. John Choi answered
17 years experience General Surgery
Hiatal hernia: A hiatal hernia may cause pain there, however heart disease, gallbladder disease and stomach may also cause issues. You should seek the help of a prim ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Discomfort under the left rib cage may come from hiatal hernia but may also be due to other things such as gas entrapment in the upper left colon or e ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Can have no symptoms: Can have no symptoms, but people may experience: Pain areas: in the abdomen or chest Gastrointestinal: belching, heartburn, hiccup, nausea, regurgitat ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Not likely.: Speak with your doctor to investigate other causes of your symptom.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: Quick tip if you have hiatal hernia drink a cup of water and jump with hands up this will drag hernia down.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Typically no, but...: A truly sizable hiatal hernia may be contributory to your symptoms. Is it fixed, sliding, para-esophageal? Before you consider surgery for the hiata ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not normally: A hiatal hernia can caused referred pain to the left shoulder rarely but not normally to the right shoulder. One way it could cause some referred pain ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Go to E.R: Get evaluated by an e.R physician.
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