Trimethylaminuria

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What is trimethylaminuria?

Trimethylaminuria is a metabolic disorder, the body is unable to break down trimethylamine, a compound derived from the diet that has a strong odor of rotting fish. Trimethylamine is released in sweat, urine, reproductive fluids, and breath, giving off a strong fishy odor.

Common symptoms reported by people with trimethylaminuria

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 trimethylaminuria

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Who has trimethylaminuria on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 4
40s 4
50s 6
60s 2
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 14

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 4

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