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.

Common symptoms reported by people with 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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Treatments taken by people with Thoracic Disc Annular Tear

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

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Hysingla ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

Data from patients with Thoracic Disc Annular Tear, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Thoracic Disc Annular Tear

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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
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Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Hysingla ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Distractibility Dizziness 1 more
How many evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (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 2
40s 2
50s 3
60s 0
70+ 2

Sex

Distribution of sex

75% Female
25% Male
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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