Legionnaires' disease

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What is Legionnaires' disease?

Legionnaires' disease is a type of bacterial pneumonia from the organism Legionella. It is characterized as an inflammation of the lungs associated with congestion and fluid accumulation. Symptoms include, fever, chills, and cough.

Common symptoms reported by people with Legionnaires' disease

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 Legionnaires' disease

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with Legionnaires' disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Legionnaires' disease

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Legionnaires' disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Legionnaires' disease on PatientsLikeMe?


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 8

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 6
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Legionnaires' disease patients who have completed their condition history
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