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.

Common symptoms reported by people with carotidynia

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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with carotidynia

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Compare treatments taken by people with carotidynia

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Who has carotidynia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 5
40s 23
50s 18
60s 6
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 6
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

87% Female
13% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 18
Not Diagnosed 6

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