Infection of Uncertain Origin

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What is Infection of Uncertain Origin?

An infection of uncertain origin refers to an illness that may include fevers, fatigue, vomiting and other flu-like symptoms characteristic of an infection but for which the underlying infectious agent (viral, bacterial or fungal) is unknown.

Common symptoms reported by people with Infection of Uncertain Origin

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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Infection of Uncertain Origin

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

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Insomnia (3) Fatigue (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Augmentin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with Infection of Uncertain Origin, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Infection of Uncertain Origin

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain fog Derealization 3 more
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Insomnia (3) Fatigue (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Bipolar depressive episodes Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Sleepiness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Digestive disturbances
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Augmentin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with Infection of Uncertain Origin, 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 Infection of Uncertain Origin on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 14
40s 20
50s 32
60s 30
70+ 10

Sex

Distribution of sex

77% Female
23% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 7
30-39 years 7
40-49 years 6
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 41
Not Diagnosed 11

These charts show data from Infection of Uncertain Origin patients who have completed their condition history
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