Cleft palate

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What is cleft palate?

Cleft palate is an opening in the roof of the baby's mouth (palate). Abnormal development occurs during pregnancy, leaving an opening (cleft) in the palate and possibly extending into the nasal cavity. A cleft can form on one side or both sides of the palate.

Common symptoms reported by people with cleft palate

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

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Treatments taken by people with cleft palate

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Compare treatments taken by people with cleft palate

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Who has cleft palate on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 14 say cleft palate is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 8
30s 8
40s 4
50s 3
60s 3
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 9
Female 20

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 17
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from cleft palate patients who have completed their condition history
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