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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Rafal
39 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
It is not uncommon f: Yes it is possible. It is not uncommon for someone living with fibromyalgia to experience periods of flare ups and periods of relatively mild symtpoms ... Read More
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Yes: ? can fibromyalgia (FM) flares occur years apart. FM causality w. several co-factors conjoined in various combinations in different sufferers. Individ ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Studies support the benefits of exercise in reducing pain from fibromyalgia. Other non medication options include but not limited to stress reduction, ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Schaeffer
31 years experience Pain Management
Pain flare treatment: There are many treatments which can be tried for fibromyalgia flares other than prescriptive medications. These include stress reduction techniques s ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Greater Muscle Spasm: Fibromyalgia pain worsens w. auto trips, as mechanical jostling causes strain of chronically spastic torso, back, & pelvic muscles. In my opinion, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Are you under the care of a rheumatologist? If the flares are frequent, medication adjustments can be helpful. The major thing is that no therapy is 1 ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
Treat Underlying: Any life event can "flare" fms. Remember that fms makes you more sensative to all pain and that includes postop pain. Postop pain can be treated with ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Significant stress is a trigger that can flare fm.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Rosan
46 years experience Family Medicine
Fibromyalgia s: there will be flare ups due to change of weather, but , more likely increased stress in your life.The signs of stress /depression are insomnia, fatig ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Fibromyalgia: is a difficult condition to diagnose because it can mimic all kinds of diseases that cause chronic pain. It is often associated with depression, insom ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Ask 4 help: Fibromyalgia is a widely misunderstood and misdiagnosed condition that causes pain and fatigue. There's no magic surgery or medicine that can fix your ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Sleep restoration: Sleep restoration, avoidance of narcotics and consider electroprobe or laser therapy.

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