Spinal epidural abscess

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What is spinal epidural abscess?

A spinal epidural abscess is an infection that occurs in the membranes covering the spinal cord. Abscesses occur when an area of tissue becomes infected and the body's immune system tries to fight it. Some symptoms include, pain, swelling, and fever.

Common symptoms reported by people with spinal epidural abscess

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 spinal epidural abscess

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

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

Data from patients with spinal epidural abscess, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with spinal epidural abscess

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

(BuTrans patch)
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 spinal epidural abscess, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has spinal epidural abscess on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 1
50s 1
60s 1
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 4

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

These charts show data from epidural abscess patients who have completed their condition history
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