Klinefelter syndrome

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What is Klinefelter syndrome?

Klinefelter syndrome is a chromosomal condition in which males have an extra X chromosome affecting their sexual development. Males with this condition typically have small testes that do not produce enough testosterone.

Common symptoms reported by people with Klinefelter syndrome

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

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Treatments taken by people with Klinefelter syndrome

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

(Testosterone Cypionate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Klinefelter syndrome (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Toradol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

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

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

(Testosterone Cypionate)
Perceived effectiveness
for Klinefelter syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
rashes (redness, swelling)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Klinefelter syndrome (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Toradol)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
kidney problems
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 1
30s 9
40s 8
50s 11
60s 3
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 4
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

6% Female
94% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 1

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