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what is fibromyalgia

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not arthritis: Fibromyalgia is a chronic painful condition that includes non-restful sleep, severe daytime fatigue, and painful hypersensitivity to light touch. It i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Prasad
15 years experience Psychiatry
Several symptoms: Fibromyalgia makes you feel tired and causes muscle pain and "tender points." tender points are places on the neck, shoulders, back, hips, arms or leg ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chad Boomershine
18 years experience Rheumatology
Nerve sensitivity: Fibromyalgia is a widespread pain disorder caused by increased nerve sensitivity. In addition to pain, fibromyalgia patients also can experience a ran ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The most common rheumatologic disorder in women under 40, it is characterized by chronic pain, trigger point tenderness, headaches, chronic fatigue an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is literally "muscle pain", and can be debilitating, causing tiredness and lack of energy. The cause is related to constant stress, and ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Fibromyalgia : Please see the article that follows. The diagnosis is by tender points or trigger points. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001463 fibromyalgia i ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
36 years experience Rheumatology
Painful disease: Fibromyslgia is diagnosed based on criteria from the american college of rheumatology. It is a widespread pain syndrome with poor ( non-restorative s ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
19 years experience Neurology
It's complicated: We still don't know where the pathology is in fibromyalgia (fm). It may have a shared pathological mechanism with migraines, central sensitization = ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Fibromyalgia is the most common rheumatologic disorder in women under 40. It is a syndrome of chronic pain and fatigue, soft tissue tenderness and dis ... Read More
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A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Sanner
19 years experience Neurology
It's complicated: We still don't know where the pathology is in fibromyalgia (fm). It may have a shared pathological mechanism with migraines, central sensitization = ... Read More
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