Prurigo nodularis

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What is prurigo nodularis?

Prurigo nodularis (PN) is a skin condition in which hard crusty lumps form on the skin that itches intensely. PN may itch constantly, mostly at night, or only when a light brush of clothing sets off a round of severe itch. For many, itching only ends when scratched to the point of bleeding.

Common symptoms reported by people with prurigo nodularis

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

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Treatments taken by people with prurigo nodularis

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

(Zyrtec)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
prurigo nodularis (1)

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

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

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

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 3
40s 5
50s 9
60s 7
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

86% Female
14% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 0

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