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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Probably statin!: Fibromyalgia causes pain below the knee. Statins can affect thigh muscles and lower leg muscles. You should tell your doctor first. A CPK and myogl ... Read More
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: A new symptom that occurs after a medication change certainly points to a possible cause-effect relationship. Speak to your doctor immediately as stat ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Toner Overley
73 years experience Psychiatry
Orthopedics: Nerve blocks, joint fusion, belts or braces to immobilize the area first to learn if movement or pressure aggravates the joint. Fibromyalgia is incre ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Terry
Specializes in Endodontics
Dental vs non dental: Fibromyalgia certainly can cause head and neck pain. Pain on one side can also be from a dental problem. You need to see a dentist for a proper exam ... Read More
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Dr. John Van der Werff
39 years experience Dentistry
May be related, but: The pain may be coming from something else... I would suggest seeing someone who can diagnose the cause of the pain. It may be your dentist or a spe ... Read More
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Dr. Duane Keller
45 years experience Dentistry
Possible referred: Muscles are great at causing local and referred pain. Have someone examine the muscles and see if there are knots (or do yourself) and when you press ... Read More
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Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See a rheumatologist: Rheumatologists are the experts at treating fibromyalgia. Combinations of drugs like duloxetine and gabapentin can be very effective in treating fibro ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Lane
39 years experience Psychiatry
Fibromyalgia?: Usually, i find this condition in people who find it difficult to relax. They tend to hold their shoulders up against gravity...& are not aware they a ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Options: The maximum dose of neurontin is 3600 mg a day, generally split into 3 doses. Talk to your physician, but you may benefit from increasing your dose. ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Berenson Md
18 years experience Family Medicine
Pain in the butt: You may have some form of inflammatory bowel disease causing the recurrence of this abscess. Recommend warm sitz baths 4-5 times a day while waiting t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
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Danger: I think you are in danger of becoming addicted to narcotics. You should be under the management of a Pain Medicine specialists.
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Pitting not arthriti: Pitting is not arthritis but occurs with edema and fluid collection. This could be a lupus flare but depending on you medication, labooratory studies ... Read More

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