Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome

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What is reactive airways dysfunction syndrome?

Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome is a term used to describe an asthma-like syndrome that may be used to describe a history of coughing, wheezing or shortness of breath of unknown cause. It has also been associated with symptoms following exposure to certain irritants (vapor, fume, chemicals).

Common symptoms reported by people with reactive airways dysfunction syndrome

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Treatments taken by people for reactive airways dysfunction syndrome

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Who has reactive airways dysfunction syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 54 say RADS is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 5
30s 15
40s 29
50s 26
60s 31
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 11
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 25
Female 90

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 53
Not Diagnosed 5

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