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Does hypothyroidism cause fibromyalgia or just the symptoms? ?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree

In brief: The symptoms

Hypothyroidism can cause muscle aching and fatigue but not the characteristic trigger point tenderness of fibromyalgia.

In brief: The symptoms

Hypothyroidism can cause muscle aching and fatigue but not the characteristic trigger point tenderness of fibromyalgia.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Just symptoms

Untreated hypothyroidism can cause symptoms that mimic fibromyalgia.

In brief: Just symptoms

Untreated hypothyroidism can cause symptoms that mimic fibromyalgia.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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