Multiple chemical sensitivity

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What is multiple chemical sensitivity?

Multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome is a disorder that seems to be triggered by exposure to low levels of multiple identifiable or unidentifiable chemical substances commonly present in the environment.

Common symptoms reported by people with multiple chemical sensitivity

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 for multiple chemical sensitivity

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Compare treatments taken by people with multiple chemical sensitivity

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Who has multiple chemical sensitivity on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 151 say multiple chemical sensitivity is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 6
30s 30
40s 80
50s 98
60s 100
70+ 44
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 36
20-29 years 30
30-39 years 38
40-49 years 23
50-59 years 11
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 44
Female 320

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 123
Not Diagnosed 71

These charts show data from multiple chemical sensitivity patients who have completed their condition history
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