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)

(Acimax, Altosec, Buscasan) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
39
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (39)
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Treatment name(s)

(Controloc, Novo-Pantoprazole, Pantex) 12 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
20
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (20)
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Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
18
Tried for
Pain (16) Depressed mood (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
18
Tried for
Pain (18)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
16
Tried for
Insomnia (13) Pain (10)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Ilsatec, Prevacid, Prevacid SoluTab) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
14
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (14)
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Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Endocet, Magnacet, Oxycocet) 11 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Pain (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica, Maxgalin, Provelyn)
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)

(Acimax, Altosec, Buscasan) 10 more
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)

(Controloc, Novo-Pantoprazole, Pantex) 12 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Hiatal Hernia (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Digestive problems Dry mouth 2 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (20)
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Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
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)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Cold sweat Dizziness 4 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Pain (18)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
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)

(Ilsatec, Prevacid, Prevacid SoluTab) 1 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Hiatal Hernia (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Heartburn
How many evaluations
10
Tried for
Hiatal Hernia (14)
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Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
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)

(Endocet, Magnacet, Oxycocet) 11 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica, Maxgalin, Provelyn)
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 89
40s 190
50s 177
60s 110
70+ 21

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

84% Females
16% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 43
20-29 years 73
30-39 years 84
40-49 years 72
50-59 years 41
60-69 years 10
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 438
Not Diagnosed 9

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