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Review: could Constipation cause Hiatus hernia?

Summary: Hiatus hernia could be caused by Constipation, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Pain, and take Aspirin.

We study 16,051 people who have Constipation from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Hiatus hernia (Hiatal hernia). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 16,045 people who have constipation are studied. Among them, 74 (0.46%) have Hiatus Hernia. They amount to 0.07% of all the 100,080 people who have Hiatus Hernia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Hiatus hernia in constipation reports

Gender of people who have constipation and experienced Hiatus hernia * :

FemaleMale
Hiatus hernia67.82%32.18%

Age of people who have constipation and experienced Hiatus hernia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hiatus hernia0.00%0.00%0.00%6.45%6.45%4.84%24.19%59.68%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (19 people, 25.68%)
  2. Metastases to bone (15 people, 20.27%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (15 people, 20.27%)
  4. Muscle spasms (15 people, 20.27%)
  5. Breast cancer (15 people, 20.27%)
  6. Nausea (14 people, 18.92%)
  7. Insomnia (10 people, 13.51%)
  8. Hypertension (9 people, 12.16%)
  9. Depression (9 people, 12.16%)
  10. Ovarian cancer (8 people, 10.81%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Aspirin (38 people, 51.35%)
  2. Prilosec (35 people, 47.30%)
  3. Morphine (30 people, 40.54%)
  4. Vicodin (30 people, 40.54%)
  5. Oxycontin (27 people, 36.49%)
  6. Fentanyl (26 people, 35.14%)
  7. Prednisone (26 people, 35.14%)
  8. Zometa (25 people, 33.78%)
  9. Lasix (24 people, 32.43%)
  10. Promethazine (23 people, 31.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • My 3 year old gets constipated. She has been on Miralax for atleast 1 year now. This past week she had an absence seizure in her sleep. Wet the bed, head turned to left and looking upward. this lasted about 35 min. could Miralax be the reason she had a seizure.

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