Fibromyalgia causes muscle pain

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1550149 tn?1340000730 Description An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of fibromyalgia. Causes Fibromyalgia is sometimes categorized as primary or secondary. In primary fibromyalgia (also called idiopathic fibromyalgia) the causes are not known, and in secondary fibromyalgia the causes can be identified. Primary fibromyalgia is the more common form.
1023657 tn?1251844941 One of them is exercise. Fibromyalgia pain is muscle pain and the most important therapy for muscle pain is regular, gentle and low-impact exercise. It keeps muscles conditioned and healthy and decreases the amount of discomfort. It is very important to try low-stress exercises such as walking, swimming, water aerobics, and biking rather than straining exercises such as weight training. Heavy exercises worsen the symptoms.
Avatar n tn Wondering if my muscle tightness and pain is a symptom of fibromyalgia. My lower back hurt this morning and night, my back, neck, and shoulders are still all balled up.
Avatar f tn where just slight pressure causes pain. There are no diagnostic test to confirm this diagnosis. Along with this pain, many suffer with additional symptoms such as fatigue, pain in muscles after use can make some people nearly bedridden. Some physician's think its an autoimmune disorder. Over sensitive nerves under the skin. Causes are unknown. Some have experienced these symptoms after a traumatic injury, or perhaps a stressful event. There is no cure only symptom management.
Avatar n tn Hi there, ive had all the symptoms your suffering, I recently found out it was from my muscle relaxers! You cant be on them for long other wise you can suffer from 'benzo withdrawal' which causes chronic muscle and joint pain, dizziness, etc!!! I was close to having a fusion until i got off the drugs!!!! Please look into what your taking!!! From a concerned person whom has been living in pain for many years!!!
Avatar f tn I suffered with muscle pain for a few years and thought it was part of the RA but now I realize that I have FM. After going to my pcp a few times with pain not explained by RA he had me to try Savella. I skeptically filled the rx. Within a week I noticed that my muscle pain was noticeably improved. It flares at times but it has helped a lot.
Avatar f tn The characteristic difference between Fibromyalgia and other joint disorder is that Fibromyalgia presents with muscle pain. Unlike arthritis, the incapacitating pain is not in the joints but in the muscles and ligaments. Fibromyalgia is known for presentation of pain at specific sites known as tender points or tender spots. The pain is commonly located in the neck, shoulders, back, and hip and the tender points are located in the same regions.
Avatar m tn ve got one with enough Vit D, Magnesium and Potassium. Fibromyalgia causes muscle pain and sometimes it can be so intense it feels like a bruise at times. I know because that is how I've described it to my doctor. You may want to look into Mitochondrial Disease. That is something I've been doing a lot of research on these days. You can google it. Good luck.
Avatar m tn Hello, Some of the conditions with widespread body and joint aches are fibromyalgia(a disorder classified by the presence of chronic widespread pain and tactile allodynia(pain even on touching) ,chronic fatigue syndrome(often manifests with widespread myalgia and arthralgia, cognitive difficulties, chronic mental and physical exhaustion) ,polymyositis (means 'many muscle inflammation') and polymyalgia rheumatica(an inflammatory disorder that causes widespread muscle aching and stiffnes
Avatar m tn m 45 f i was dx with sluggish hypo-thyroid /goitors which causes fibromyalgia symptoms,on synthroid 37.5 mcg alot of my pain is gone per sae, my dr found my vit d was dangerously low was on 50,000 iu my b12 is low, i am also exhibiting IBS/ celiac i'm gluten free now feel better but i'm growing fatty lipoma all over that r painful .
Monster ### FIBROMYALGIA SYMPTOMS Pain — The primary symptom of fibromyalgia is widespread (diffuse), chronic, and persistent pain. The pain may be described as a deep muscular aching, soreness, stiffness, burning, or throbbing. Patients may also feel numbness, tingling, or unusual “crawling” sensations in the arms and legs.
Avatar n tn I also have fibromyalgia but have never experienced any muscle pains in my stomach. I do know that some people have areas that are affected worse than others throughout different parts of the month, but I would check with your Doc about the stomach pain. Mine is mostly centered around my hips, knees and ankles...but I also have a more mild pain allover.
Avatar n tn Fibromyalgia is described as inflammation of the fibrous or connective tissue of the body. Widespread muscle pain, fatigue, and multiple tender points characterize this condition. The exact cause of fibromyalgia is unknown. Sometimes it occurs in several members of a family, suggesting that it may be an inherited disorder. People with fibromyalgia mostly complain of three primary symptoms: muscle and joint pain, stiffness, and fatigue.
Avatar f tn Hi, Fibromyalgia can cause chronic deep muscle pain. There are many ways to decrease this muscle pain and one of them is water exercises or water aerobic. Warm water will be very comforting. The exercise will increase the blood flow to the muscles and tendons and thereby decrease the pain. http://www.webmd.
Avatar n tn If i have muscle pain in about every muscle in my body , and I also have osteoarthritis all through my spine could this be from the ostesoarthritis or would it be something like muscle atrophy, and is there any thing that can be done for it. i am never pain free.
862890 tn?1239074973 This is associated with fatigue “a heightened and painful response to gentle touch (allodynia), needle-like tingling of the skin, muscle aches, prolonged muscle spasms, weakness in the limbs, nerve pain, functional bowel disturbances,[4] and chronic sleep disturbances.” “Although fibromyalgia is classified based on the presence of chronic widespread pain, pain may also be localized in areas such as the shoulders, neck, low back, hips, or other areas.
554442 tn?1221235225 Fibromyalgia (FMS or Fibro for short) is a chronic condition which causes widespread pain and fatigue as well as a variety of other symptoms. The name Fibromyalgia comes from "fibro" meaning fibrous tissues (such as tendons and ligaments), "my" meaning muscles, and "algia" meaning pain. Fibro does not cause joint pain or swelling. The pain from Fibromyalgia is produced in the soft tissues of the body, including the muscles and tendons. http://www.mayoclinic.
Avatar m tn Every day for the past three weeks I have had random swelling, muscle ache, and joint pain. One day it will be my left forearm with muscle pain and then the next day it will be my heel swelling. Every day it is something different in a different place. My symptoms have been: Joint swelling in my fingers and toes, muscle ache in my forearms, random swelling bumps on the back of my neck arches of my feet and heels, and swollen lip. I have no allergies and have not seen any insect bites.
Avatar n tn ) and polymyalgia rheumatica(an inflammatory disorder that causes widespread muscle aching and stiffness, primarily in your neck, shoulders, upper arms, thighs and hips. It literally appears overnight, but the cause may be a problem with the immune system, perhaps involving both genetic and environmental factors).
Avatar n tn I am having difficulties everyday getting up from bed and doing my regular routine. I am always tire, body ache, muscle pain and lossing interest doing and enjoying the things I use to enjoy.
3202069 tn?1345404482 I have tried many types of medicine to help with the pain. I take a muscle relaxer in the evening at times to help me sleep. I get lots of headaches and have what they called fibro fog. I get up every morning which is late morning for me and soak in a warm bath. I also eat something light like oatmeal, cheerios or a couple of scrambled eggs and take my pain medication. then when that kicks in I stretch, pray and try to move around, My bladder bothers me too since I have Interstitial cystitis.
Avatar f tn About one year ago, after all of my cancer treatments were finished; I began to experience the muscle pain and chronic fatigue again in a big way. I have not been able to shake it. I have changed my diet. No soft drinks, no artificial sweeteners, and, a vitamin/anti-oxidant juice every day. I also excersize 3 to 5 days a week. Nothing is helping!
769745 tn?1345746412 In particular, fibromyalgia sufferers are apt to feel neck pain, shoulder pain, lower back pack and pain in the waist, ribs, buttocks, and knees. A common example of one such symptom is pungent or strong-smelling urine. The patient may feel embarrassed to even bring up the topic with her physician. Genitourinary symptoms involve the private parts and it is never easy to discuss these details, even with medical professionals.
Avatar n tn Chest pain aggravated by laughing yawning and deep breathing goes more in favor of costochondritis, which causes pain and tenderness at points where your ribs attach to your breastbone. The inflammation around the joint area gives sharp pain on taking a breath. This can also cause tenderness on pressing the area which pains. An orthopedic doctor can diagnose this for you. Generally there is no cause. However it can be due to infection, blow, injury, or fibromyalgia.