Q fever

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What is Q fever?

Q fever is a bacterial infection with flu-like symptoms. It is spread by skin contact or inhalation of barnyard dust particles of infected animals; it is usually found in the urine, milk, feces, and birth products.

Common symptoms reported by people with Q fever


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 Q fever

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Compare treatments taken by people with Q fever

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Who has Q fever on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 11
30s 13
40s 7
50s 5
60s 3
70+ 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 21
Female 21

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