Fungal meningitis

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What is fungal meningitis?

Fungal meningitis is an infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord caused most commonly by Cryptococcus; it has both a subacute chronic form and a more serious acute form and is increased in immunocompromised patients.

Common symptoms reported by people with fungal meningitis

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 fungal meningitis

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Compare treatments taken by people with fungal meningitis

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Who has fungal meningitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 5 say fungal meningitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 5
50s 2
60s 2
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 6

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