Uveitis

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What is uveitis?

Uveitis is swelling and irritation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye. Many times the cause is not known but in some cases it is due to infections or an underlying systemic condition.

Common symptoms reported by people with uveitis

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 uveitis

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

(Pred Forte)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
49
Tried for
uveitis (1)

Data from patients with uveitis, 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 uveitis

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

(Pred Forte)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
uveitis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 59 say uveitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 16
30s 30
40s 44
50s 52
60s 25
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 29
30-39 years 19
40-49 years 17
50-59 years 16
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 30
Female 143

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 106
Not Diagnosed 2

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