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Can Morphea And Fibromyalgia Have Any Relation
Usually no: Morphea usually only involves skin. However in rare cases morphea can have an effect on muscles. Morphea is thought to be caused by a reaction to an underlying low grade infection.A complete work up looking for muscle involvement - myosotis is necessary if there are symptoms of fibromyalgia, associated with morphea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No but can coexist: Arthritis affects the joints, fibromyalgia affects the muscles and fascia, which is the shiny white covering on the outside of muscles. Many symptoms can be similar, like pain and stiffness. No relationship is currently known. Although, the cause of fibromyalgia is still unknown, so some possible relationship may be found in the future. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there any website explains exact details about fibromyalgia and the symptoms of it and what is the relation between them?
No: There is no association.Get a more detailed answer ›
I'm a 23 y/o with fibromyalgia and sciatica. Whenever I'm on my period, my pain increases ten fold. Is there a relation between them?
Yes: 23 yo female with fibromyalgia (FM) & worsened FM pain & sciatica at time of menses; when Relaxin hormone is secreted. Relaxin-loosened pelvic ligaments incite sacroiliac joint subluxation, which evokes sciatica. Ligament laxity arouses compensatory painful regional muscle spasms (splinting pelvic joints). My theory for a problem with unknown causation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Localized Morphea can affect children or adults. It starts as red raised skin lesions that progress to sclerosis and thickening, mostly on the trunk. Treatment is symptomatic as not curable ,and prevention of contractures. Diffuse morphea is widespread and can lead to contractures . Treatments include UVL methotrexate. Some progress to scleroderma or other rheumatic disease. ...Read more
Se below: Morphea is localized thickening scarring of the skin. It is commoner on the body and can affect both children and adults. It begins with red thickened areas that then become hypopigmented and turn into thickened scar tissue. It can be local or generalized and the skin biopsy looks like scleroderma. Physical therapy to maintain function is important and if progressive can require immunosuppression. ...Read more
Topical steroid tape: The location determines the therapy. For local involvement can use local corticosteroid tape - which delivers local steroids by occlusion. More widespread involvement is like an orphan disease and we have no good systemic therapy. We have tried a variety of rheumatology dmards but we still do not have proven therapy. Insurance company can block our attempts to help our patients. ...Read more
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