Rheumatoid lung disease

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What is rheumatoid lung disease?

Rheumatoid lung disease is a group of lung conditions related to rheumatoid arthritis. Some lung conditions may include, blockage of the small airways, fluid in the chest, high blood pressure in the lungs, and lung nodules.

Common symptoms reported by people with rheumatoid lung disease

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 rheumatoid lung disease

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

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
rheumatoid lung disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
rheumatoid lung disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Actemra)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
rheumatoid lung disease (1)

Data from patients with rheumatoid lung disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with rheumatoid lung disease

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

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for rheumatoid lung disease (1 evaluation)
Side effects
acid reflux heartburn 5 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
rheumatoid lung disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rituxan)
Perceived effectiveness
for rheumatoid lung disease (1 evaluation)
Side effects
tachycardia (fast heart rate)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
rheumatoid lung disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Actemra)
Perceived effectiveness
for rheumatoid lung disease (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
rheumatoid lung disease (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 8
50s 10
60s 14
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

81% Female
19% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from rheumatoid lung disease patients who have completed their condition history
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