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Do lots of people get chronic fatigue syndrome, or is it unusual?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Uncommon

Depending upon the study, the incidence in adults varies from1 per 1000 to up to 20 per 1000.
The data is clouded a little by the fact that it is -chronic- and so some people probably get counted more often and since the symptoms vary significantly, some who meet the criteria do not get counted as they dismiss their symptoms.

In brief: Uncommon

Depending upon the study, the incidence in adults varies from1 per 1000 to up to 20 per 1000.
The data is clouded a little by the fact that it is -chronic- and so some people probably get counted more often and since the symptoms vary significantly, some who meet the criteria do not get counted as they dismiss their symptoms.
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