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Lakeland, FL
A 45-year-old male asked:

My stomach feels like it is hungry alot of times. it has a hungry feeling without thegrowling sound.i have a stomach hernia they think.thur. it hurt?

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Dr. Emily Solow
Surgery 25 years experience
Should have f/u: A gnawing discomfort in the stomach can sometimes mean that you have inflamation in the esophagus, stomach or small bowel. When you eat it makes the discomfort worse. Sometimes a hiatal hernia can cause reflux which can lead to those symptoms too. A visit to your FP or gastroenterologist can give you more answers

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