High arches (pes cavus)

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What is high arches (pes cavus)?

Pes Cavus is the condition where the arch of the foot is higher than normal.

Common symptoms reported by people with high arches (pes cavus)

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 high arches (pes cavus)

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with high arches (pes cavus), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with high arches (pes cavus)

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
daytime sleepiness dizziness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
anxious mood
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pamelor)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with high arches (pes cavus), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has high arches (pes cavus) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 8
50s 8
60s 6
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 17

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from high arches (pes cavus) patients who have completed their condition history
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