What Is Esophageal Hiatal Hernia?

Q:
What is esophageal hiatal hernia?

A:
An esophageal hernia is also known as a hiatal hernia.

When the hiatus weakens or enlarges the stomach can slide through. The cause is often unknown. Some people are born with a large esophageal hiatus, other factors can also stress the abdomen, weakening and enlarging.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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