Subglottic stenosis

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What is subglottic stenosis?

Subglottic stenosis is characterized as a narrowing of the upper airway just below the vocal folds (subglottis). Some causes of subglottic stenosis may be from an existing condition, trauma, prolonged use of a breathing tube, or unknown.

Common symptoms reported by people with subglottic stenosis

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 subglottic stenosis

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

(Symmetrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

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

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

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

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 7
40s 4
50s 9
60s 6
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 32

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

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