Brachioradial pruritus

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What is brachioradial pruritus?

Brachioradial pruritus is considered a neurogenic itch syndrome of the upper extremities. It is typically localized to the skin on the forearm overlying the brachioradialis muscle, but involvement of the upper arms and shoulders is also common.

Common symptoms reported by people with brachioradial pruritus

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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with brachioradial pruritus

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Capsin)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Burgen Gluten Free Bread)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
itching (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lidocaine Viscous)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Myofascial release)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with brachioradial pruritus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with brachioradial pruritus

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for brachioradial pruritus (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Capsin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for brachioradial pruritus (1 evaluation)
Side effects
fuzzy head
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Burgen Gluten Free Bread)
Perceived effectiveness
for itching (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
itching (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for brachioradial pruritus (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lidocaine Viscous)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
brachioradial pruritus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Myofascial release)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with brachioradial pruritus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has brachioradial pruritus on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 8
40s 9
50s 22
60s 20
70+ 7
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 60

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 5

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