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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for infection of uncertain origin

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Compare treatments taken by people with infection of uncertain origin

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Who has infection of uncertain origin on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 27 say infection of uncertain origin is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 9
30s 15
40s 28
50s 47
60s 48
70+ 22

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 37
Female 135

These charts show data from infection of uncertain origin patients who have completed their condition history
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