A 46-year-old member asked:
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can hiatal hernia or gerd give you chest-pain, arm, neck or jaw pains?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Herd: It can happen specially if there's esophageal spasm too. Best to let your doc know.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
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.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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