Granulomatous mastitis

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What is granulomatous mastitis?

Granulomatous mastitis is a rare disorder characterized by progressive onset of a breast lump on one side. It is an inflammatory disorder that mimics carcinoma. Treatment typically involves excision of the lump but corticosteroids are also occasionally used.

Common symptoms reported by people with granulomatous mastitis

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 granulomatous mastitis

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

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

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

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

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
decreased sex drive (libido)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
cognitive impairment dizziness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
cognitive impairment drowsiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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


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

Sex

Distribution of sex

100% Female
0% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from granulomatous mastitis patients who have completed their condition history
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