Allergic fungal sinusitis

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What is allergic fungal sinusitis?

Allergic fungal sinusitis is an allergic reaction (inflammation of the sinuses) to environmental fungi that is finely dispersed into the air. This usually occurs with immunocompromised patients.

Common symptoms reported by people with allergic fungal sinusitis

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 with allergic fungal sinusitis

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

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

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

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

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

(Mucinex DM)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Arcoxia)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Centrum Multivitamin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with allergic fungal sinusitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with allergic fungal sinusitis

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

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

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
headaches withdrawal effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Biaxin)
Perceived effectiveness
for allergic fungal sinusitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
abdominal cramps diarrhea 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Mucinex DM)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Arcoxia)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 4
30s 3
40s 10
50s 17
60s 4
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 10
Female 33

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 23
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from allergic fungal sinusitis patients who have completed their condition history
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