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Hi,i have a hietus hernia,lately been having a burning sensation in chest also an uncomfortable feeling between chest,being sick clear sticky fluid.

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Hiatal hernia : Small hernias are not to worry about. Your symptoms could be related to reflux disease, which is typically easily controlled with a variety of anti-acid medications. Large hernias, also called paraesophageal hernias, can also cause problems such as pain, difficulty eating, anemia, and bloating. Best to see your primary care provider for a proper eval. Take some tums (calcium carbonate) or rolaids in the meantime. I hope this helps!

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