Brain Lesions

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What is Brain Lesions?

Brain lesions are areas of injury or disease in the brain. Lesions may be due to infection, tumors, exposure to certain chemicals, problems with the immune system, and demyelinating diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis. Sometimes the cause is not known.

What is it like to have Brain Lesions?

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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Brain Lesions and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Apomorphine Topical Cream, InveAmp MSIR, Kadian) 16 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Endone, OxyIR, OxyNEO) 9 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adgan, Histantil, Phenadoz) 2 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Brain Lesions (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Halcion)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with Brain Lesions, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Brain Lesions

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness and feeling faint Excessive sleeping (hypersomnia) 5 more
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Apomorphine Topical Cream, InveAmp MSIR, Kadian) 16 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Endone, OxyIR, OxyNEO) 9 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Adgan, Histantil, Phenadoz) 2 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Brain Lesions (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Interstitial Cystitis
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Brain Lesions (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Halcion)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dry mouth
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with Brain Lesions, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Brain Lesions on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 8
50s 4
60s 2
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

88% Females
13% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Brain Lesions patients who have completed their condition history
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