Leishmaniasis

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What is leishmaniasis?

Leishmania is a protozoan parasite that causes Leishmaniasis. It is a parasitic disease that can affect the skin or internal organs. Leishmaniasis can be found in parts of Asia, the Middle East, parts of tropical Africa and southern Europe.

Common symptoms reported by people with leishmaniasis

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

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Treatments taken by people with leishmaniasis

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Compare treatments taken by people with leishmaniasis

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Who has leishmaniasis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
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 1
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

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