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A 19-year-old female asked:

How would i know i have a hiatal hernia? i get heartburn in stomach area and the middle area below breast. i am 19. im get nausea (taking medication)

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Hiatal Hernia: requires testing through your doctor. Please see him/her. There are other possible causes for your symptoms. If your doc wants to put you on a PPI med, please ask about short-term use only or for natural / nutritional alternatives. Peace and good health.
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