Chronic, widespread pain is the main symptom of fibromyalgia. It is common throughout the body, above and below the waist. The pain is typically described as a dull and constant aching.
In addition to chronic pain, fibromyalgia may also exhibit other symptoms, including the following:
- Memory and concentration loss
There is no definitive diagnosis for fibromyalgia. Mercy’s experienced rheumatologists rely on a full review of your symptoms when fibromyalgia is suspected. Your doctor will also review your medical history and health status to determine if fibromyalgia is a possibility. Certain tests, including blood tests, may be used to rule out other possible conditions or diseases.
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