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A 44-year-old member asked:

What's the best diet to go on to cure hiatal hernia/esophagitis?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
None for hernia: A hiatal hernia is an anatomic abnormality where the opening in the diaphragm stretches out larger than normal, an the stomach physically gets sucked up in to the chest. Only the large ones are potentially dangerous. There is a lot of information about diets for gerd on the web, and at your primary care doctors office.

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A 33-year-old member asked:

Which is the best diet to cure hiatal hernia/esophagitis?

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Dr. John Bodell
General Surgery 50 years experience
Chewing food slowly: If you have fod allergies, i would consider a "food diary" and note if certain foods cause your symptoms (bloating, reflux of sour liquids, foods that stick and then cause exces saliva). You might experience pain with swallowing. I would chew your food well and to slow down. Enjoy the food and try to not talk too much while eating.

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Last updated May 20, 2015

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