Cerebral edema

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What is cerebral edema?

Cerebral edema is a disorder characterized by swelling due to an excessive accumulation of fluid in the brain.

Common symptoms reported by people with cerebral edema

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 cerebral edema

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cerebral edema (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Decadron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
cerebral edema (1)

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

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
cerebral edema (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Decadron)
Perceived effectiveness
for cerebral edema (1 evaluation)
Side effects
peripheral edema
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
cerebral edema (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


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

Sex

Distribution of sex

60% Female
40% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from cerebral edema patients who have completed their condition history
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