Pineal Gland Cyst

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What is Pineal Gland Cyst?

A pineal cyst is a fluid-filled mass that can occur in the pineal gland located in the brain. The cause of these cystic masses are not known. Most do not cause any symptoms however when large cysts may cause pressure on nearby brain structures and functions resulting in neurological symptoms.

What is it like to have Pineal Gland Cyst?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Alprazolam, Carbamazepine, Lorazepam
Oxycodone-Acetaminophen, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Gabapentin
Trazodone, Amitriptyline, Clonazepam
Duloxetine, No Shot Sublingual B 12, B-6 & Folic Acid, Stress management

What do patients take to treat Pineal Gland Cyst and its symptoms?

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

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

Who has Pineal Gland Cyst on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 58 patients have this condition
  • 5 new patients joined this month
  • 38 say Pineal Gland Cyst is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 10
30s 13
40s 19
50s 7
60s 1
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

91% Females
9% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 7
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 30
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Pineal Gland Cyst patients who have completed their condition history
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