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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (cont.)

Outlook

The percentage of people who completely recover from chronic fatigue syndrome is not known. Most people with CFS have improvement in their symptoms over time with proper treatment strategies and regular care. People with CFS may have cyclical symptoms in which they have periods of illness followed by periods or relative wellness. Most patients recover within five years of the beginning of the illness.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/23/2014

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Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a disorder of unknown etiology that probably has an infectious basis.

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