A 39-year-old member asked:
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Can a hiatal hernia cause shortness of breathe, upper central chest/ back pain that come and go without heartburn?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
It could, but...: There are many other things that could also cause similar symptoms - including heart or lung problems. These are serious symptoms you're describing and deserve a thorough history and exam by your regular doctor.
Answered on Aug 12, 2017
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