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I have lupus. My doctor diagnosed me w/ fibromyalgia also. Are the two related?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Lupus and Fibromyalg

Though there is no genetic association between the two illnesses since lupus is specifically an autoimmune disease, it is entirely possible that the fibromyalgia symptoms are simply an associated symptom from the lupus.

In brief: Lupus and Fibromyalg

Though there is no genetic association between the two illnesses since lupus is specifically an autoimmune disease, it is entirely possible that the fibromyalgia symptoms are simply an associated symptom from the lupus.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Increased incidence

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

In brief: Increased incidence

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