Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain

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What is Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain?

Chronic back pain is measured by duration — pain that persists for more than 3 months is considered chronic. It is often progressive and the cause can be difficult to determine.

What is it like to have Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain?

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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain and its symptoms?

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Who has Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 37
30s 62
40s 73
50s 67
60s 41
70+ 13


Distribution of females vs. males

56% Females
44% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 24
20-29 years 32
30-39 years 30
40-49 years 17
50-59 years 14
60-69 years 4
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 108
Not Diagnosed 66

These charts show data from Chronic Idiopathic Back Pain patients who have completed their condition history
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