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I have a hiatus hernia. should I be concerned ?

hi, i have a hiatus hernia , i am 44 years old female, i get this pain quite constant under my left rib cage at the lower end of it, when i draw up my legs or reach for something, got a scan of my liver done results were fine wondering should i be concerned or is it the hernia.
Asked On : Wed, 19 Jan 2011
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first, lets be honest.....hiatus hernia dont give pain ....esp under rib cages on left side
unless its associated with a partial volvulus of stomach or there is any other issues
hiatus hernia are generally graded upto EPITONIM classification, and the managements depends on the grading of HIATUS HERNIA
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Answered: Thu, 20 Jan 2011
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