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
40
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (40)
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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)

(Prevacid)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
17
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (17)
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Treatment name(s)

(Protonix)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
16
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (16)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
16
Tried for
Pain (16)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
14
Tried for
Anxious mood (14)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Insomnia (8) Pain (8)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Anxious mood (10) Fatigue (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Pain (10)

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 (17 evaluations)
Side effects
Calcium deficiency Drug induced psychosis 2 more
How many evaluations
19
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (40)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Balance problems 8 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Pain (16) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Prevacid)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hiatal Hernia (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Hoarseness Numbness in toes
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (17)
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Treatment name(s)

(Protonix)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hiatal Hernia (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (16)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Cold sweat Dizziness and feeling faint 3 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (16)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (14)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Exhaustion Numbness and tingling with pins and needles 1 more
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Insomnia (8) Pain (8)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Weight gain Brain fog 9 more
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Pain (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsy in a.m. Dry mouth 3 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Anxious mood (10) Fatigue (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Nausea 1 more
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (10)

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 2
20s 41
30s 114
40s 223
50s 231
60s 142
70+ 34

Sex

Distribution of sex

84% Female
16% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 51
20-29 years 86
30-39 years 112
40-49 years 88
50-59 years 50
60-69 years 12
70+ years 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 547
Not Diagnosed 12

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