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A 26-year-old male asked:

Hi i have a haital hernia and ibs could it be that the causes the moderate to severe daily pain in the central areas of chest and abdomen and what can i do if this worsen mostly after any meal even if i keep taking medication prescribed?

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Visit GI : Hiatal hernia usually has no symptom. Even some people don’t realize they have the condition until it’s incidentally discovered during X-ray or certain tests for another condition. Most often if the pain occurs, it’s caused by GERD. Obesity, smoking, & Aging increases ther risk for HH. Symptoms include Chest, Epigastric pain, dysphagia, heartburn & belching, RX may include PPI, Baclofen, Domperid
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Last updated Sep 7, 2019


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