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What is the difference between fibromyalgia and chronic pain syndrome please.?

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Dr. James Marx
Pain Management
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In brief: 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 discomfort with normal daily activities.Cps develops when the brain rewires itself to having pain sensations even in the absence of pain signals coming into it. Cps develops with constant incoming pain. Fms probably has multiple associate factors involved.

In brief: 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 discomfort with normal daily activities.Cps develops when the brain rewires itself to having pain sensations even in the absence of pain signals coming into it. Cps develops with constant incoming pain. Fms probably has multiple associate factors involved.
Dr. James Marx
Dr. James Marx
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management

In brief: Diagnosis

Fm is a diagnosis of exclusion.
There are dpecific criteria including pain in all 4 quadrants of your body and pain in 11 of 18 defined points. Chronic pain syndrome is a broad non specific diagnosis. Fm is a type of chronic pain syndrome.

In brief: Diagnosis

Fm is a diagnosis of exclusion.
There are dpecific criteria including pain in all 4 quadrants of your body and pain in 11 of 18 defined points. Chronic pain syndrome is a broad non specific diagnosis. Fm is a type of chronic pain syndrome.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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