COVID-19

We’re all in this for good.

By sharing your stories and data, you will:
  • help each other live better and uncover the best ways to manage your health today
  • help researchers shorten the path to new treatments tomorrow

How much good can your data do? A whole lot, as co-founder Jamie Heywood explains in this video.

What is COVID-19?

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus that was first identified during an investigation into an outbreak in Wuhan, China.

Common symptoms reported by people with COVID-19

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 COVID-19

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

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) COVID-19 (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
fatigue (2) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Amoxil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
COVID-19 (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Flonase Nasal Spray)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
COVID-19 (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Nutrition/Diet
How many have tried
1
Tried for
diarrhea (1)

Data from patients with COVID-19, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with COVID-19

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

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for COVID-19 (1 evaluation)
Side effects
tiredness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) COVID-19 (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (2) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Amoxil)
Perceived effectiveness
for COVID-19 (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
COVID-19 (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Flonase Nasal Spray)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
COVID-19 (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for diarrhea (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
diarrhea (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with COVID-19, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has COVID-19 on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 14 new patients joined this month
  • 166 say COVID-19 is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 20
30s 33
40s 61
50s 35
60s 19
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 7
40-49 years 15
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 2
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 72
Female 104

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 18
Not Diagnosed 20

These charts show data from COVID-19 patients who have completed their condition history
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