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A 43-year-old male asked:

After i eat i get pain in my diaphragm area and i get a slight choking feeling and feel like i have to take a deep breath doc says not gerd any idea?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
Maybe hernia: Large hiatal hernias, also called paraesophageal hernias can cause symptoms like this. This is typically and most easily diagnosed with an upper GI contrast study. See your primary care provider to find out more. Hope this helps!

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Last updated Jun 11, 2018

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