Bartonella infection

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What is Bartonella infection?

Bartonellosis is an infectious disease produced by bacteria of the genus Bartonella. Three classic infections include: cat-scratch disease, Carrion disease and and trench fever.

Common symptoms reported by people with Bartonella infection

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 Bartonella infection

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bartonella infection (2)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zithromax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cinnamon Extract)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cipro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)

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

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Bartonella infection (2)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bartonella infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bartonella infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
vomiting
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zithromax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bartonella infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
fatigue nerve pain (neuralgia)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cinnamon Extract)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bartonella infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
upset stomach
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cipro)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CoQ10 Soft Gels)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bartonella infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
abdominal pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
chlorine poisoning muscle fatigue
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bartonella infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Bartonella infection (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 7
30s 12
40s 20
50s 21
60s 14
70+ 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 73

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