Central Pain Syndrome

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What is Central Pain Syndrome?

Central pain syndrome is a neurological condition caused by damage to or dysfunction of the central nervous system (CNS), which includes the brain, brainstem, and spinal cord. The character of the pain differs widely among individuals partly because of the variety of potential causes.

What is it like to have Central Pain Syndrome?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

What do patients take to treat Central Pain Syndrome and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Central Pain Syndrome patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Central Pain Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 3
40s 23
50s 20
60s 7
70+ 1

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

72% Females
28% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 39
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from Central Pain Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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