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
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symptoms of Primary Fibromyalgia
Treatments for Primary Fibromyalgia
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treatments for Primary Fibromyalgia
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Primary Fibromyalgia:
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
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Primary Fibromyalgia
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of...read more »
Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps,
particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes.
However, there are also various other causes.
See causes of leg cramps or misdiagnosis...read more »
Pituitary conditions often undiagnosed cause of symptoms: There are a variety of symptoms
that can be caused by a pituitary disorder (see symptoms of pituitary disorders).
For example, fatigue, headache, weight...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as ...read more »
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Primary Fibromyalgia: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Muscle and Orthopedic Specialists:
- Nerve Specialists:
- Pain Specialists:
- Arthritis & Joint Health Specialists (Rheumatology):
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Primary Fibromyalgia
Medical research articles related to Primary Fibromyalgia include:
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Primary Fibromyalgia: Animations
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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.
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Research about Primary Fibromyalgia
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Primary Fibromyalgia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Primary Fibromyalgia
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