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Can you get a hiatal hernia by jerking yourself awake? Had a warm feeling where my esophagus meets my stomach, bc of high stress. I got sick so I went to bed. I was laying on my back, I jerked and moved upward something pulled. Reflux has been worse

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: Unlikely

What you described is unlikely to result in a hiatal hernia.

In brief: Unlikely

What you described is unlikely to result in a hiatal hernia.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Uncertain

Need to see gastroenerology

In brief: Uncertain

Need to see gastroenerology
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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