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Can you have fibromyalgia without the tender points ? I have the widespread burning pain and doctors can't seem to find out what's going on ?

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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
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In brief: Burning

Burning usually indicates a nerve condition fibromyalgia is usually muscle tender points you may want to get EMG done to see your nerve function.

In brief: Burning

Burning usually indicates a nerve condition fibromyalgia is usually muscle tender points you may want to get EMG done to see your nerve function.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Yes

Yes. If trigger points are not present, but you are tender anywhere touched, that is not fibromyalgia.
However, with generalized tenderness, thyroid status is essential to assess.

In brief: Yes

Yes. If trigger points are not present, but you are tender anywhere touched, that is not fibromyalgia.
However, with generalized tenderness, thyroid status is essential to assess.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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