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What are common fibromyalgia symptoms in adolescents?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Not fibro!

Adolescents very rarely get pfs.
It is a disease, typically of middle age associated with sleep disturbance, mild affective symptoms, and characteristic trigger points, not typically joints.

In brief: Not fibro!

Adolescents very rarely get pfs.
It is a disease, typically of middle age associated with sleep disturbance, mild affective symptoms, and characteristic trigger points, not typically joints.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Laurence Badgley
General Practice

In brief: Widespread pain

? what are common fibromyalgia (FM) symptoms (Sx) in adolescent sufferer. Sentinel symptoms include chronic widespread pain, depression, chronic fatigue, generalized weakness, restless sleep often secondary to chronic pain, & confusion (fibrofog).
Adolescents often come to FM via Hypermobility Syndrome and biomechanical injuries from pursuit of extreme sports (skate & snow board) & contact sports.

In brief: Widespread pain

? what are common fibromyalgia (FM) symptoms (Sx) in adolescent sufferer. Sentinel symptoms include chronic widespread pain, depression, chronic fatigue, generalized weakness, restless sleep often secondary to chronic pain, & confusion (fibrofog).
Adolescents often come to FM via Hypermobility Syndrome and biomechanical injuries from pursuit of extreme sports (skate & snow board) & contact sports.
Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Same as adults

Fatigue, sleep disturbance and pain.

In brief: Same as adults

Fatigue, sleep disturbance and pain.
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