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A 42-year-old male asked:

Can a hiatal hernia causes lung pain and pain below the breast bone?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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 hiatal hernia and its manifestations of gerd, have you tried and failed appropriately-dosed acid blocker agents and anti-reflux diet modification? Has a ph study and manometry been considered? Does your stomach empty normally?

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