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24 yr old girl muscles ache and feel stiff and restricted arms feel weak an heavy an legs burn when walk have knots in back fybromyalgia?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Don't jump!

To conclusions - it will make you hurt worse.
;-) fibromyalgia is not a good premature dx. Only after all sorts of minor through major alternatives are discarded will that be the call. Since it is so hard to deal with, that is good news too. If you have no idea of why you hurt the way you do, see a doctor or chiropractor to help evaluate the situation.

In brief: Don't jump!

To conclusions - it will make you hurt worse.
;-) fibromyalgia is not a good premature dx. Only after all sorts of minor through major alternatives are discarded will that be the call. Since it is so hard to deal with, that is good news too. If you have no idea of why you hurt the way you do, see a doctor or chiropractor to help evaluate the situation.
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Dr. Andrew Doe
Radiology - Interventional

In brief: Fibromyalgia

Is a diagnosis of exclusion.
You need to see a doctor and exclude any other cause before you are "diagnosed" with fibromyalgia.

In brief: Fibromyalgia

Is a diagnosis of exclusion.
You need to see a doctor and exclude any other cause before you are "diagnosed" with fibromyalgia.
Dr. Andrew Doe
Dr. Andrew Doe
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Actually, FM is not a diagnosis of exclusive but has specific diagnostic criteria which when met confirms the diagnosis.
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