Subarachnoid hemorrhage

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What is subarachnoid hemorrhage?

The thin tissue that surrounds the brain is called the subarachnoid space. Hemorrhage or bleeding in this area is called subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Common symptoms reported by people with subarachnoid hemorrhage

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with subarachnoid hemorrhage

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

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

(Right frontal craniotomy)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
subarachnoid hemorrhage (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Dexedrine)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (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
subarachnoid hemorrhage (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Opana ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
itchy skin nausea 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Right frontal craniotomy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
subarachnoid hemorrhage (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Dexedrine)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (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 subarachnoid hemorrhage (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
subarachnoid hemorrhage (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Opana ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
chronic constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 6
40s 20
50s 22
60s 10
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

68% Female
32% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 32
Not Diagnosed 1

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