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What is Babesiosis?

Babesiosis is a vector-borne illness usually transmitted by Ixodes ticks.

What is it like to have Babesiosis?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Alprazolam, Relaxation Techniques, Sertraline
Tramadol, Meloxicam, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen
Shower/Tub Chair, Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine, Handicap/Disability Parking Permit
Fluoxetine, Duloxetine, Desvenlafaxine
Clonazepam, Lorazepam, Trazodone

What do patients take to treat Babesiosis and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Teva Azithromycin, AzaSite, Zithromax Z-Pak, Azithromycin 5 Day Dose Pack)




(Clindamycin injections, Evoclin, Clindamycin PH 1% Gel, Clindamycin Topical)


These charts show data from Babesiosis patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Babesiosis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 32 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 7 say Babesiosis is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 8
30s 5
40s 5
50s 7
60s 3
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

74% Females
26% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 7
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 20
Not Diagnosed 3

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