Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis

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What is Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis?

There are two internal jugular veins that bring deoxygenated blood from the head back to the heart. Stenosis causes an abnormal narrowing in a blood vessel that can affect the pressure and flow of blood in the vein.

Common symptoms reported by people with Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis

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Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis

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Type
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Diamox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
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(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Venoplasty for CCSVI)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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(Espresso, Latte, Strong)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Spring Valley Tumeric)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis

You’ve tried
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Side effects
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Diamox)
Perceived effectiveness
for Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Orthostatic Hypotension
How many evaluations
2
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Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Emotional issues Outburst of anger 1 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Venoplasty for CCSVI)
Perceived effectiveness
for Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Neck pain
How many evaluations
4
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (10 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
10
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Espresso, Latte, Strong)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ritalin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Groggy in morning
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Spring Valley Tumeric)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Slight
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Who has Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 3
30s 1
40s 3
50s 1
60s 2
70+ 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

82% Female
18% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

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

These charts show data from Internal Jugular Vein Stenosis patients who have completed their condition history
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