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What is the difference between fibromyalgia and chronic pain syndrome please

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience Pain Management
Very Similar: Both are problems with the central processing of pain. Fms seems to be a problem with the body's inability to ignore normal degrees of pain and discom ... Read More
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
No max dose: Controlled substance like oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine and others don't have a celing (or maximum) dose. We treat to effect. The body develops tol ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not the same.: Complex regional pain syndrome (crps) is one of hundreds of causes of chronic pain. Crps has pain as the main symptom. However, there are many phys ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Fibromyalgia: Continue to follow up with your new doctor or request a specialist in Rhematology for second opinion.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karl Haake
22 years experience Anesthesiology
Pain for 6 months: This is a diagnosis often given for patients who experience pain that has lasted for greater than 6 months. The source of the pain is specific for ea ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No one is sure: That is a very difficult question to answer. We really do not know what trigger the heightened response of the nerve endings of certain ppeople to pai ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Some suggestions: First, phone your doctor and explain problem, and perhaps switch to generic medications. Secondly, consider haggling with your doc and pharmacy to lo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy DaSilva
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Look for cause: In functional medicine, we hone in on the root cause of your pain and rid the body of it. Check out my website at http://www.Dasilvainstitute.Com/fuct ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
37 years experience Family Medicine
Anything ... really: In the 50s there were a few md pioneers who concluded that chronic tissue pain was caused by numerous trigger points in muscle fibers causing the musc ... Read More
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