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Primary Fibromyalgia

Primary Fibromyalgia: Introduction

Primary Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterized mainly by pain mainly in the muscles which involves no associated damage to the tissues. Primary fibromyalgia is a term given to fibromyalgia that occurs for no apparent reason whereas secondary fibromyalgia has an identifiable cause. The primary form is more common than the secondary form. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Primary Fibromyalgia is available below.

Symptoms of Primary Fibromyalgia

Treatments for Primary Fibromyalgia

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Primary Fibromyalgia?

Primary Fibromyalgia: Related Patient Stories

Primary Fibromyalgia: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Primary Fibromyalgia:

  • The main complications of fibromyalgia revolves around the patients' ability to cope with their symptoms. Some patients may overuse certain medications such as painkillers which can become a problem. Others may suffer significant emotional and social repercussions as well as frustration which can affect their quality of life
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Causes of Primary Fibromyalgia

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Primary Fibromyalgia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Primary Fibromyalgia

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Primary Fibromyalgia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Primary Fibromyalgia

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Primary Fibromyalgia: Animations

Prognosis for Primary Fibromyalgia

Prognosis for Primary Fibromyalgia: The prognosis is highly variable with some people having a relatively quick resolution of symptoms whereas others have persisting symptoms for months or years. The severity of symptoms may also vary amongst patients from mild to debilitating.

Research about Primary Fibromyalgia

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Primary Fibromyalgia: Broader Related Topics

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