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How does cfs relate specifically to fibromyalgia?
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
They are overlapping: Although cfs and fibromyalgia have distinct criteria that needs to be fulfilled, they are often diagnosed together. Fatigue is a common feature with cfs and in fibromyalgia.. With the later we more often see a significant sleep disturbance which is a primary contributor to the fatigue. Although pain is certainly a feature of both, but with a positive tender point exam is confirmatory with fibro.
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Psychiatry 39 years experience
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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