Mycobacterium chelonae

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What is mycobacterium chelonae?

Mycobacterium chelonae is a nontuberculous atypical bacteria. This type of organism does not cause tuberculosis (TB). Mycobacterium chelonae bacteria is commonly found in the environment, and can cause an opportunistic infection within the skin or soft tissue of humans.

Common symptoms reported by people with mycobacterium chelonae

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with mycobacterium chelonae

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

(Taxol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
mycobacterium chelonae (1)

Data from patients with mycobacterium chelonae, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with mycobacterium chelonae

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

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

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


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 6

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 0
Not Diagnosed 0

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