Fibromyalgia- diagnosis

How is fibromyalgia diagnosed? There are no blood tests or imaging studies specifically for fibromyalgia diagnosis. Fibromyalgia is diagnosed after a thorough history, a complete physical exam, and labs to rule out other diseases. Classification criteria There are 2 classification criteria developed by the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), that rheumatologist often use to help […]

What is fibromyalgia?

What is fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes pain all over the body. It can be associated with pain in multiple joints and muscles, and fatigue. It affects between 4-8% of people, and is more common in women than in men. People with a rheumatic disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis are […]