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A 46-year-old member asked:

Can hiatal hernia or gerd give you chest-pain, arm, neck or jaw pains?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Herd: It can happen specially if there's esophageal spasm too. Best to let your doc know.
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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Maybe: Small hiatal hernia is usually don't cause any symptoms at all. Large hiatal hernias can cause chest pain, difficulty swallowing, chest pressure, weight loss, and anemia from bleeding ulcers. Arm, neck, and jaw are not typical. See your doctor for a history and examination to find out more.
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Last updated Nov 25, 2020

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