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How do I know if I have I got fibromyalgia pain?

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See a doc

See a doctor familiar with this condition.
This may be a rheumatologist, a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) or a neurologist. Internists also make this diagnosis.

In brief: See a doc

See a doctor familiar with this condition.
This may be a rheumatologist, a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) or a neurologist. Internists also make this diagnosis.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Knowing cause

? if has fibromyalgia (FM) pain.
FM pain is chronic, unyielding, widespread, upper & lower back, elicited by body parts' movement & by direct palpation 11 of 18 defined anatomical loci, which correlate w. tendon insertion sites of muscles on bone. FM pain characteristically manifest at night as sleep surface forces torque pelvic & shoulder girdles; stretching girdle ligaments. Worsens absent Rx.

In brief: Knowing cause

? if has fibromyalgia (FM) pain.
FM pain is chronic, unyielding, widespread, upper & lower back, elicited by body parts' movement & by direct palpation 11 of 18 defined anatomical loci, which correlate w. tendon insertion sites of muscles on bone. FM pain characteristically manifest at night as sleep surface forces torque pelvic & shoulder girdles; stretching girdle ligaments. Worsens absent Rx.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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