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Digestive Disorders

Upper Back Pain

06/02/2009

Question:

Can pain in between the back shoulder be caused by hiatial hernia??

Answer:

Not typically. Hiatal hernia, if it causes any symptoms, are usually in form of reflux or "pit" of stomach, epigastric pain.

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Response by:

Annette  Kyprianou, MD Annette Kyprianou, MD
Senior Clinical Instructor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University