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

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

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

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Benadryl)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Dry mouth
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Benadryl)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Toradol)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Kidney problems
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Klinefelter syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Klinefelter syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 1
30s 5
40s 8
50s 12
60s 1
70+ 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

7% Female
93% Male
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

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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