Sacral stress fracture

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What is sacral stress fracture?

A sacral stress fracture involve tiny cracks in the sacral bone (triangular bone at the base of the spine) caused by the repetitive movements, often by overuse, such as long distance running. Stress fractures can also result from conditions that weaken the bone such as osteoporosis.

Common symptoms reported by people with sacral stress fracture

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 sacral stress fracture

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

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with sacral stress fracture, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with sacral stress fracture

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

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 4
50s 5
60s 3
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 12

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from sacral stress fracture patients who have completed their condition history
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