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Review: could Bactrim cause Genital herpes?

Summary: Genital herpes could be caused by Bactrim, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Speciafoldine, and have Mantle cell lymphoma.

We study 28,069 people who have side effects while taking Bactrim from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Genital herpes. Find out below who they are, when they have Genital herpes and more.

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Bactrim

Bactrim (latest outcomes from 29,388 users) has active ingredients of sulfamethoxazole; trimethoprim. It is often used in urinary tract infection, infection. Commonly reported side effects of Bactrim include fever, nausea, nausea aggravated, anaemia, weakness.

Genital herpes

Genital herpes (herpes infection of genital) (latest reports from 6,308 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 28,069 people reported to have side effects when taking Bactrim. Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Genital Herpes. They amount to 0.06% of all the 6,308 people who have Genital Herpes on eHealthMe.

Trend of Genital herpes in Bactrim reports

Time on Bactrim when people have Genital herpes * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Genital herpes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Genital herpes when taking Bactrim * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Genital herpes0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%75.00%

Severity of Genital herpes when taking Bactrim ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Genital herpes ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Mantle cell lymphoma (1 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Speciafoldine (2 people, 50.00%)
  2. Imovane (2 people, 50.00%)
  3. Lexomil (2 people, 50.00%)
  4. Certican (2 people, 50.00%)
  5. Nexium (2 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.
    Have had quadruple heart bypass,AAA,permanent thrombosis in leg from vein harvest, double (saddlebag) pulmonary emboli.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • have been abstinent for 6 weeks; one testicle and penis became grossly swollen and painful, Dr. treated with Sulfamethox 2DSx twice daily-in six days had anaphylactic reaction hives,etc. so discontinued; after swelling subsided and resumption of sex,have had three bloody ejaculations.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I was recently diagnosed with Genital Herpes and has had the same partner for 12 years and never been unfaithful and he does not have Genital Herpes and I don't know where it came from.

    Reply

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