Cholinergic urticaria

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What is cholinergic urticaria?

Cholinergic urticaria is characterized by a hypersensitive response in the skin as a result of the body increasing in temperature (passively or actively), or the precipitating release of sweat.

Common symptoms reported by people with cholinergic urticaria

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for cholinergic urticaria

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

(Zyrtec)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
22
Tried for
cholinergic urticaria (1)

Data from patients with cholinergic urticaria, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cholinergic urticaria

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

(Zyrtec)
Perceived effectiveness
for cholinergic urticaria (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constant tiredness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
cholinergic urticaria (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cholinergic urticaria, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has cholinergic urticaria on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 37 say cholinergic urticaria is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 20
30s 15
40s 13
50s 4
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 33
Female 23

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 20
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from cholinergic urticaria patients who have completed their condition history
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