Cryoglobulinemia

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What is cryoglobulinemia?

Cryoglobulinemia is the presence of abnormal proteins in the blood. These abnormal proteins become gel-like in cold temperatures and can adversely affect blood vessels and blood flow to vital organs.

Common symptoms reported by people with cryoglobulinemia

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 cryoglobulinemia

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cryoglobulinemia (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Xarelto)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cryoglobulinemia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cryoglobulinemia (1) pain (1)

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

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
cryoglobulinemia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 5
50s 5
60s 7
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 18

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 0

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