Secondary Fibromyalgia: Introduction
Secondary 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 Secondary Fibromyalgia is available below.
Symptoms of Secondary Fibromyalgia
See full list of 17
symptoms of Secondary Fibromyalgia
Treatments for Secondary Fibromyalgia
See full list of 18
treatments for Secondary Fibromyalgia
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Secondary Fibromyalgia:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Secondary Fibromyalgia?
Secondary Fibromyalgia: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Secondary 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
- more complications...»
Causes of Secondary Fibromyalgia
Read more about causes of Secondary Fibromyalgia.
Secondary Fibromyalgia: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Secondary 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 different severities....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...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 gain, diabetes...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see ...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Secondary Fibromyalgia
Secondary 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 Secondary Fibromyalgia
Medical research articles related to Secondary Fibromyalgia include:
Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database
Secondary Fibromyalgia: Animations
More Secondary Fibromyalgia animations & videos
Prognosis for Secondary Fibromyalgia
Prognosis for Secondary 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.
More about prognosis of Secondary Fibromyalgia
Research about Secondary Fibromyalgia
Visit our research pages for current research about Secondary Fibromyalgia treatments.
Secondary Fibromyalgia: Broader Related Topics
Types of Secondary Fibromyalgia
User Interactive Forums
Read about other experiences, ask a question about Secondary Fibromyalgia, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:
Contents for Secondary Fibromyalgia: