Thin basement membrane disease

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What is thin basement membrane disease?

Thin Basement Membrane Disease is a benign kidney condition that results in the thinning of the tissue in the glomeruli, structures in your body which are responsible for filtering your blood. Patients with this condition will have normal kidney function. Sometimes, blood may appear in your urine.

Common symptoms reported by people with thin basement membrane disease

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

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Treatments taken by people with thin basement membrane disease

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

(Aldactone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

(Aldactone)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

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

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


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 14

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from thin basement membrane disease patients who have completed their condition history
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