Bullous pemphigoid

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What is bullous pemphigoid?

Bullous pemphigoid is a skin condition characterized as multiple fluid filled blisters.

Common symptoms reported by people with bullous pemphigoid

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with bullous pemphigoid

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

(Colcrys)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
bullous pemphigoid (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

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

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

(Colcrys)
Perceived effectiveness
for bullous pemphigoid (2 evaluations)
Side effects
muscle weakness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
bullous pemphigoid (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 5
50s 3
60s 9
70+ 9
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 1
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 23

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 9
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from bullous pemphigoid patients who have completed their condition history
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