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Should fibromyalgia be treated differently in teens vs adults?

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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Look into cause

Fibromyalgia under age 20 is unusual enough that other diagnoses need to be more carefully ruled out, jra, bone disease, thyroid disorder etc.
But if certain of the diagnosis treatment should be basically the same except i would be much more careful using savella (milnacipran) or cymbalta.

In brief: Look into cause

Fibromyalgia under age 20 is unusual enough that other diagnoses need to be more carefully ruled out, jra, bone disease, thyroid disorder etc.
But if certain of the diagnosis treatment should be basically the same except i would be much more careful using savella (milnacipran) or cymbalta.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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Dr. Robert Marvit
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not necessarily

Depends on both degree and kind.
Positive health reinforcement with medication secondary.

In brief: Not necessarily

Depends on both degree and kind.
Positive health reinforcement with medication secondary.
Dr. Robert Marvit
Dr. Robert Marvit
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