Bronchiolitis obliterans

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What is bronchiolitis obliterans?

Bronchiolitis obliterans is constrictive condition where the smallest airway branches (bronchioles) of the lungs become scarred or constricted. This condition can be caused by chemical irritants, respiratory infections, or autoimmune diseases, i.e. rheumatoid arthritis.

Common symptoms reported by people with bronchiolitis obliterans

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

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Treatments taken by people with bronchiolitis obliterans

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

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Zithromax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Homozon Oxygen Therapy)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Enbrel SureClick)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Gammaglobulin (IVIg))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Solu-Medrol Infusion)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Singulair)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)

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

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

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Zithromax)
Perceived effectiveness
for bronchiolitis obliterans (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Homozon Oxygen Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Enbrel SureClick)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
memory and cognition problems
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Gammaglobulin (IVIg))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Solu-Medrol Infusion)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Singulair)
Perceived effectiveness
for bronchiolitis obliterans (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
bronchiolitis obliterans (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 3
30s 3
40s 8
50s 12
60s 10
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

84% Female
16% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 23
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from bronchiolitis obliterans patients who have completed their condition history
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