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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...: ...On severity and extent. Morphea is usually localized, and self-limited, and can be treated in several effective ways. Scleroderma is more generalized, and sometimes involves internal components that complicate the process. Treatment of scleroderma is more difficult, but still possible. An experienced dermatologist will be able to start you on a regimen tailored to your particular situation. ...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
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