Carotidynia

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What is Carotidynia?

Carotidynia is the syndrome characterized by one sided head and neck pain. There is a dilatation of extracranial arteries on the affected side. The cause is unknown and not much is not well known and understood about the condition.

What is it like to have Carotidynia?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Nothing reported yet
Meloxicam, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen
Amitriptyline, Zolpidem
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet

What do patients take to treat Carotidynia and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Pulmison, Pronizon, Deltasone, Encorton)

0

(Arthrexin, Confortid, Indocin)

0

These charts show data from Carotidynia patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Carotidynia on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 31 patients have this condition
  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 26 say Carotidynia is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 7
40s 9
50s 7
60s 3
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

85% Females
15% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 5

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