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A 31-year-old male asked:

Does a hiatal hernia cause chest discomfort and shortness of breath at times. have heart burn daily if i don't take zantac (ranitidine) ?

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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Cardiology 32 years experience
Yes: hiatal hernia is a common mimicker for heart disease. However heart disease is the most dangerous etiology for chest pain so need to have that checked out first

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