Tenosynovitis

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What is tenosynovitis?

Tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the fluid-filled sheath (synovium) that surrounds a tendon (tough band that usually connects muscle to bone). It can result from infection, injury, overuse, or strain. Some symptoms include pain, swelling, and difficulty with movement.

Common symptoms reported by people with tenosynovitis

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 tenosynovitis

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

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
tenosynovitis (2) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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

(NoDoz)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
tenosynovitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dry mouth excessive thirst (polydipsia) 7 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for tenosynovitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
tenosynovitis (2) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(NoDoz)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
chemical dependency
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
for tenosynovitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
tenosynovitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
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 tenosynovitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has tenosynovitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 7
40s 17
50s 14
60s 10
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 7
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 40

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 36
Not Diagnosed 3

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