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Although small stomach hernias may have no symptoms, larger ones can cause heartburn, problems swallowing, bloody stooland pain that is felt either in the abdomen or chest, relates the Mayo Clinic. These symptoms may sig... More »

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Stomach hernias can be treated by implementing lifestyle changes, including eating a healthier diet and avoiding laying down immediately after eating, according to Healthline. Surgery, including laparoscopic surgery, may... More »

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When the stomach protrudes upwards through the hiatal opening in the diaphragm, it creates a hiatal hernia that often does not require treatment outside of heartburn or acid reflux drugs to manage its symptoms. In extrem... More »

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Symptoms of GERD include heartburn that may spread to the throat, a sour taste in the mouth, difficulty swallowing and pain in the chest, according to Mayo Clinic. Other symptoms include acid reflux, sore throat, hoarsen... More »

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Common symptoms of a bleeding stomach ulcer, or gastric ulcer, include a burning or gnawing pain in the middle or upper stomach at night or between meals, heartburn, bloating and nausea, or vomiting, according to WebMD. ... More »

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A biting pain in the upper half of the abdomen is a chief sign of excess acid production in the stomach. The cells that release acid for the digestion of food may produce more acid than they normally would, and the exces... More »

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