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Can a hiatal hernia cause pain or discomfort when walking? tried to walk had pain in upper center abdominal area and pressure in chest ekg egd normal

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

Can have no symptoms, but people may experience: Pain areas: in the abdomen or chest Gastrointestinal: belching, heartburn, hiccup, nausea, regurgitation, or vomiting Also common: throat irritation Risk factors: Age over Fifty, Obese large hiatal hernia can allow food and acid to back up into your esophagus, leading to heartburn. Self-care measures or medications can usually relieve these symptoms

Answered Mar 22, 2020

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