Nocardia lung infection

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What is Nocardia lung infection?

Pulmonary nocardiosis is an infection of the lung with the bacteria, Nocardia asteroides. Nocardia infection develops when the bacteria is inhaled causing pneumonia-like symptoms. Immunocompromised patients are at risk of nocardia infection.

Common symptoms reported by people with Nocardia lung infection

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

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Treatments taken by people with Nocardia lung infection

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

(Cipro)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Nocardia lung infection (1)

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

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

(Cipro)
Perceived effectiveness
for Nocardia lung infection (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Nocardia lung infection (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 1
50s 5
60s 1
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 5

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

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