Menetrier's disease

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What is Menetrier's disease?

Menetrier's disease, also known as hypertrophic gastritis, is a rare condition of the stomach characterized by overgrowth of cells lining the stomach. Signs and symptoms include pain, nausea/vomiting, weight loss, weakness, and diarrhea. Treatments are not well established but there are some options

Common symptoms reported by people with Menetrier's disease

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

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Treatments taken by people with Menetrier's disease

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Compare treatments taken by people with Menetrier's disease

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Who has Menetrier's disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 0
50s 0
60s 0
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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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