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Quinlan, TX
A 46-year-old female asked:

Treated for fibromyalgia, new symts: brng pain of the spine at the waistline & shoulders.aches & pains, rt elbow, rt hip & leg, neck stiffness & pain?

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Dr. Ajeeb Titus
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Fibromyalgia vs. Lym: Lyme is always in the differential diagnosis of fibromyalgia for me but also have you been checked for spine problems, pinched nerves, etc. Of the spine. Inflammatory arthritis is in the differential diagnosis. It all involves working with your physician at arriving at an accurate diagnosis.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Lyme will not cause the characteristic trigger point tenderness seen in FM.
Jul 8, 2013
Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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