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Old 03-06-2008, 12:13 AM   #2
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Re: Reflux & Hiatus Hernia

From what I understand a hiatus hernia is just the top of the stomach protruding up into the chest. GERD is the disease that comes from hiatus hernia and means that stomach juice has caused damage to the esophagus because it has gone backwards up there where is doesn't belong.