Lymphogranuloma venereum

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What is lymphogranuloma venereum?

Lymphogranuloma venereum is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. It is an infection of the lymphatic system. Some symptoms may include, swollen lymph nodes around the genitals, and drainage through the skin from lymph nodes.

Common symptoms reported by people with lymphogranuloma venereum

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 lymphogranuloma venereum

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

(Doxylin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
lymphogranuloma venereum (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
lymphogranuloma venereum (1)

Data from patients with lymphogranuloma venereum, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with lymphogranuloma venereum

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

(Doxylin)
Perceived effectiveness
for lymphogranuloma venereum (2 evaluations)
Side effects
fatigue malaise 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
lymphogranuloma venereum (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for lymphogranuloma venereum (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
lymphogranuloma venereum (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 0

These charts show data from lymphogranuloma venereum patients who have completed their condition history
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