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Can you see a hiatal hernia from outside your skin?

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Dr. Stephen Kim
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: No

Hiatal hernia occurs through the esophageal hiatus in the diaphragm, which is deep inside the upper body.

In brief: No

Hiatal hernia occurs through the esophageal hiatus in the diaphragm, which is deep inside the upper body.
Dr. Stephen Kim
Dr. Stephen Kim
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In brief: No

Hiatal hernia is abnormal movement of the upper stomach through the diaphragm, deep in the abdomen.

In brief: No

Hiatal hernia is abnormal movement of the upper stomach through the diaphragm, deep in the abdomen.
Dr. Jack Bergstein
Dr. Jack Bergstein
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