Orbital myositis

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What is orbital myositis?

Orbital myositis is is the inflammation of the muscles around the eye.

Common symptoms reported by people with orbital myositis


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 orbital myositis

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

(BioCurcumin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Arava)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)

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

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

(BioCurcumin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Marinol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea excess saliva 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Arava)
Perceived effectiveness
for orbital myositis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
anal spasm hypersexuality 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for orbital myositis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
interstitial cystitis migraine headaches
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
orbital myositis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
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 0
Female 1

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

These charts show data from orbital myositis patients who have completed their condition history
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No data

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