SUNCT syndrome

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What is SUNCT syndrome?

SUNCT syndrome is an acronym for short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache with conjunctival injection and tearing, it is a type of painful headache that is characterized as one sided and usually around the eye area.

Common symptoms reported by people with SUNCT syndrome

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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for SUNCT syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with SUNCT syndrome

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Who has SUNCT syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 31 say SUNCT syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 7
40s 7
50s 13
60s 7
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 12
Female 25

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 1

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