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Wonder if there is a blood test for fibromyalgia?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
6 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no blood test for fibromyalgia.
The syndrome is diagnosed based on history, physical examination, and tests that rule out other conditions.

In brief: No

There is no blood test for fibromyalgia.
The syndrome is diagnosed based on history, physical examination, and tests that rule out other conditions.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

There is no blood test for fibromyalgia.
A doctor may run other tests to rule out conditions that can look like fibromyalgia but there is no specific test for this syndrome.

In brief: No

There is no blood test for fibromyalgia.
A doctor may run other tests to rule out conditions that can look like fibromyalgia but there is no specific test for this syndrome.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: No there is not

? is a fibromyalgia blood test.
A blood test was discovered that showed positive in fibromyalgia patients and received wide press. The back story is that the test was positive for other conditions as well, so it is not useful for defining fibromyalgia, and probably measures general physiologic phenomena common to several chronic pain disorders.

In brief: No there is not

? is a fibromyalgia blood test.
A blood test was discovered that showed positive in fibromyalgia patients and received wide press. The back story is that the test was positive for other conditions as well, so it is not useful for defining fibromyalgia, and probably measures general physiologic phenomena common to several chronic pain disorders.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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