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Is there a link between rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia and sle?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes..and no

Sle (lupus) and rheumatoid arthritis are both autoimmune diseases.
Fibromyalgia is not a documented autoimmune disease but it is often associated with either or both conditions due to the musculoskeletal pain experienced.

In brief: Yes..and no

Sle (lupus) and rheumatoid arthritis are both autoimmune diseases.
Fibromyalgia is not a documented autoimmune disease but it is often associated with either or both conditions due to the musculoskeletal pain experienced.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

There is an increased incidence of fibromyalgia in patients with autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

In brief: Yes

There is an increased incidence of fibromyalgia in patients with autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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