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A 21-year-old female asked:

Been having severe nausea with gas. also have a dry mouth. i have a hiatal hernia and esophagitis, is that whats causing it or could it be something else? dont know what to do as this causes anxiety at night for me?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
A documented hiatal hernia with esophagitis may contribute to the symptoms described, but can also result from an acquired lack of the enzyme to cleave lactose, found in dairy products. See a GI physician for evaluation and guidance.
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