Benign brain cyst

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What is benign brain cyst?

A benign brain cyst is a closed sac, having a distinct membrane and division of the nearby tissue; it may contain air, fluids, or semi-solid material. The cyst may be non cancerous however the severity depends on the size and location of the cyst.

Common symptoms reported by people with benign brain cyst

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 benign brain cyst

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

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

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

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

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

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lexapro)
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 benign brain cyst, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has benign brain cyst on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 5
40s 5
50s 6
60s 4
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

77% Female
23% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from benign brain cyst patients who have completed their condition history
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