Anaplasmosis

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What is anaplasmosis?

Human anaplasmosis refers to infections caused by anaplasma phagocytophilum, a type of rickettsial parasite. It is often transmitted by ticks. Common symptoms may include fever, headache, muscle pain, malaise, chills, nausea / abdominal pain, cough, and rarely, rash.

Common symptoms reported by people with anaplasmosis

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 anaplasmosis

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

(FeraMAX)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flagyl)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anaplasmosis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anaplasmosis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anaplasmosis (1)

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

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

(FeraMAX)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flagyl)
Perceived effectiveness
for anaplasmosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
chronic fatigue lethargy
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anaplasmosis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anaplasmosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
chronic fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anaplasmosis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
nausea stomach discomfort
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anaplasmosis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


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

Sex

Distribution of sex

83% Female
17% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from anaplasmosis patients who have completed their condition history
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No data

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