Group B streptococcus

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What is group B streptococcus?

Group B Streptococcus is a type of bacteria that causes illness in people of all ages. While harmless in otherwise healthy adults, it is the most common cause of some life-threatening infections in newborns, such as neonatal sepsis and postpartum infection.

Common symptoms reported by people with group B streptococcus

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 for group B streptococcus

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Compare treatments taken by people with group B streptococcus

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Who has group B streptococcus on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 2 say group B streptococcus is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 4
40s 3
50s 2
60s 6
70+ 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 17

These charts show data from group B streptococcus patients who have completed their condition history
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