Throat injury

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What is throat injury?

A throat injury can be due to many types of external forces and can vary in degree from mild bruising to actual damage to nerves, the trachea or even the bones of the neck.

Common symptoms reported by people with throat injury

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 throat injury

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

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

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

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

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

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

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
decreased sex drive (libido)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


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

Sex

Distribution of sex

56% Female
44% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 3

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