Thoracic Disc Annular Tear

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What is Thoracic Disc Annular Tear?

An annular tear occurs when the tough exterior (or the annulus fibrosus) on an intervertebral disc rips or tears. The annulus fibrosus is composed of several layers, each of which can become torn.

What is it like to have Thoracic Disc Annular Tear?

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 Thoracic Disc Annular Tear and its symptoms?

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

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Arthritis Association Warm Water Exercise, Balneotherapy Hot Pool Exercises, Core Strengthening Aquatic Exercise) 6 more
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(365 Multivitamins, ABC Plus Senior, ASDA Multivitamins) 244 more
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Balance and gait training, Bed Body Movement w/PT, Exercise machines) 10 more
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Altruline, Apo-Sertraline, Daxid) 11 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rice bucket strengthening exercises)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1) Thoracic Disc Annular Tear (1)

Data from patients with Thoracic Disc Annular Tear, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Thoracic Disc Annular Tear

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Daytime sleepiness Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Arthritis Association Warm Water Exercise, Balneotherapy Hot Pool Exercises, Core Strengthening Aquatic Exercise) 6 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Daytime sleepiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(365 Multivitamins, ABC Plus Senior, ASDA Multivitamins) 244 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Thoracic Disc Annular Tear (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Thoracic Disc Annular Tear (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Balance and gait training, Bed Body Movement w/PT, Exercise machines) 10 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Altruline, Apo-Sertraline, Daxid) 11 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Sexual dysfunction
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Rice bucket strengthening exercises)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1) Thoracic Disc Annular Tear (1)

Data from patients with Thoracic Disc Annular Tear, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Thoracic Disc Annular Tear on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 4
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

63% Females
38% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from Thoracic Disc Annular Tear patients who have completed their condition history
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