Hiatal Hernia

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What is Hiatal Hernia?

Hiatal hernia is a condition in which a portion of the stomach protrudes upward into the chest, through an opening in the diaphragm.

Common symptoms reported by people with Hiatal Hernia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Hiatal Hernia

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Prilosec)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
39
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (39)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
20
Tried for
Pain (20)
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Treatment name(s)

(Protonix)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
19
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (19)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
18
Tried for
Pain (16) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
16
Tried for
Insomnia (13) Pain (10)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Prevacid)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
13
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Percocet 5/325)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nexium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Pain (11)

Data from patients with Hiatal Hernia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Hiatal Hernia

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Prilosec)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hiatal Hernia (11 evaluations)
Side effects
Calcium deficiency Flatulence 1 more
How many evaluations
14
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (39)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Cold sweat Dizziness 4 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Pain (20)
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Treatment name(s)

(Protonix)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hiatal Hernia (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Digestive problems Dry mouth 2 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (19)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain fog Dizziness 4 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Pain (16) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain zaps Bruxism (teeth grinding) 5 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Insomnia (13) Pain (10)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Prevacid)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hiatal Hernia (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Hoarseness
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Constipation 6 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Percocet 5/325)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nexium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain fog Fatigue 3 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Pain (11)

Data from patients with Hiatal Hernia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hiatal Hernia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 34
30s 91
40s 198
50s 183
60s 114
70+ 22

Sex

Distribution of sex

84% Female
16% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 44
20-29 years 76
30-39 years 86
40-49 years 75
50-59 years 43
60-69 years 10
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 454
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from Hiatal Hernia patients who have completed their condition history
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