Milroy's disease

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What is Milroy's disease?

Milroy's disease is a condition that involves the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system circulates a clear, colorless fluid made up of white blood cells that helps remove toxins, and waste. Milroy's disease is characterized as an impaired lymph system which can cause swelling (lymphedema).

Common symptoms reported by people with Milroy's 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 Milroy's disease

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

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)

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

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

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


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

Sex

Distribution of sex

67% Female
33% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Milroy's disease patients who have completed their condition history
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