Aspergillosis

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What is aspergillosis?

Aspergillosis is an infection, growth, or allergic response due to the Aspergillus fungus, which is commonly found growing on dead leaves, stored grain, compost piles, or in other decaying vegetation. It mainly affects individuals who are immunocompromised.

Common symptoms reported by people with aspergillosis

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 aspergillosis

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

(Sporanox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
aspergillosis (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Organic gardening)
Type
Lifestyle Modification
How many have tried
1
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Hysingla ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Noxafil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
aspergillosis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Panafcortelone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
aspergillosis (1)

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

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

(Sporanox)
Perceived effectiveness
for aspergillosis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
drug interactions
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
aspergillosis (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (10 evaluations)
Side effects
grogginess
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Organic gardening)
Perceived effectiveness
for stress (2 evaluations)
Side effects
shortness of breath with exertion
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
stress (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Hysingla ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (15 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation lethargy
Total evaluations
15
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
8
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Panafcortelone)
Perceived effectiveness
for aspergillosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
aspergillosis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 2
40s 5
50s 4
60s 6
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 5
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

70% Female
30% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 0

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