Giardia

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What is giardia?

Giardiasis is a gastrointestinal infection caused by a microscopic organism (protozoa), Giardia lamblia. Common symptoms include cramping, abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, nausea and vomiting.

Common symptoms reported by people with giardia


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 giardia

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Compare treatments taken by people with giardia

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Who has giardia on PatientsLikeMe?


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

Sex

Distribution of sex

40% Female
60% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 7
Not Diagnosed 3

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