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You Must Have Pain In More Than One Point, At The Same Time, In Fibromyalgia?

You Must Have Pain In More Than One Point, At The Same Time, In Fibromyalgia?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

You must have 11 of the "tender" points which is just stupid. I wish I only hurt in their "tender" points. WWW.WEBMD.COM had a decent site on symptoms that will net you a diagnosis. There is sooooo much more than they offer however. A great book is Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Symdroms: A Survivor Manual by Devin Starlanyl MD. A doc with fibro. I got mine for $6.00 on WWW.Half.COM. Make sure you get the latest release. Well tell you the difference between "tender" and "trigger points", symptoms, treatment options including current meds/herbs/vitamins in use. A great resource to help you understand fibro better. WWW.THEACPA.ORG had great downloadable forms to monitor/communicate pain/symptoms.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

You need to have pain in 8 of the 11 tender points and in opposite quadrants (upper/lower; right/left. There are also a lot of secondary diagnosis that go along with fibro or can develop.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

You must have 14 out of 18 for a diagnosis.

posted over 5 years ago
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