Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition where there will be musculoskeletal pain in multiple regions associated with fatigue, weakness, and emotional disturbances. Genetic mutations, infections, physical and emotional disturbances, etc., are the causes of fibromyalgia. Diagnosis is made by checking the trigger points based on history, blood test, etc. Treatment of fibromyalgia includes medications such as pain killers, antidepressants, antiepileptics. And also with physiotherapy and counseling.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

Why does Trigger point injections for neck and back pain cause nausea and tiredness?

Query: Hi doctor, I need an EEG Report explained. I have been feeling tired and nauseous when I exercise, not sleeping well. I was given trigger point injections three months ago. It made me feel worse. I was given a 72-hour ambulatory EEG. I have the report, and I do not know what the results mean becaus...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would also like to know some more details about your symptoms: 1) Since when you started to have symptoms? 2) What were the exact symptoms (apart from feeling tired and not sleeping well)? Please describe in detail. 3) Had any loss of consciousness? 4...  Read Full »

Can fibromyalgia result in intense pain between the neck and shoulder?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old female. I have very intense pain right between my neck and shoulder for a year now. It feels like a pulling sensation. It hurts to sit without a back on a chair. Lifting the laundry basket hurts, and so does sitting down to do any activity (folding clothes, driving). I...  Read Full »


Dr. Pratap Vgm

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As it appears from the query, you suffer from chronic neck and shoulder pain which aggravates physical activity. You are taking analgesics to the maximum dosages, but still, the pain is not relieved. MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) scan is normal. These are the stickin...  Read Full »

What are the symptoms and treatment of fibromyalgia?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 38-year-old female with consistent muscle ache in my shoulders that makes my arms feel fatigued. They are chronically tired. I also have pretty substantial eosinophil disease, including EoE with >100 EOS per tissue sample. The back story is that I had a viral infection one year...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Kackar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I noted all your history. The site of pain around the shoulders, arms, and neck is pointing towards fibromyalgia. Let us focus and treat the underlying process which brings this pain. I will like to know more about your menstrual history. Are your periods normal and reg...  Read Full »

Are my symptom related to the two positive ANA markers?

Query: Hi doctor,I have two positive ANA markers. They are speckled and nucleolar. I had a high white blood count for a year in the bone marrow aspiration. It showed normal anemia. I have chronic body pain all over my body. It seems to be deep and constant on my thighs and upper arms. I have ulcers on my s...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajiv Ranjan Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Positive ANA (anti-nuclear antibody) does not indicate an autoimmune disease. Body pain or muscle pain can occur due to fibromyalgia. You need evaluation for the ulcers developed over the scalp. You can consult a dermatologist to know the cause. You can consult a rheuma...  Read Full »

What can cause shooting pain all over the body?

Query: Hi doctor,My problem started with pain in my lower back and buttock, and then it moved to my lateral thigh on both sides. So, it is difficult to sleep on either side. I also started experiencing neck and shoulder pain. Now, I feel pain in my arms, back, neck, shoulder, etc. I do not know what could ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is like spondylosis, both cervical and lumbar. It is a spine problem where you get pain and other symptoms due to compression of nerves between spine. So, it will cause symptoms along the course of nerves. Do you have any history of trauma to your spine? Does this pain...  Read Full »

What can cause vertigo, abdominal pain, headache, and nausea?

Query: Hi doctor, I have constant lightheadedness for the past 20 hours. Today, I started to have a feeling of nausea during day time. I also have abdominal pain, headache, and neck stiffness for a week. It comes and goes on for a week. I have pain and soreness in my neck and shoulders. I am taking Dexa...  Read Full »


Dr. K Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your temporal profile suggests that you have mild ongoing inflammation. These symptoms can occur due to sub-clinical inflammation or stomach bug or drug intolerance. In addition, a phenomenon of fibromyalgia (FM) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) can be superimposed wit...  Read Full »

What is causing muscle tightness and pain all over my body?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past four years, I have been suffering from debilitating muscle tightness and pain. I have muscle knots or taut bands everywhere in my body. They can be felt with the fingers. I have tried all conventional therapy without success. As a last resort, I want to try a 1 to 2 week tri...  Read Full »


Dr. Yatish Anant Jadhav

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As per your history, my provisional diagnosis would be 1. Myofascial pain syndrome (MPS) 2. Fibromyalgia with little more inclination towards MPS. Both are chronic painful conditions. You have tried all oral muscle relaxants, antidepressants, anticholinergics, an...  Read Full »

Can RA result in pain in different parts of the body?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 37 years old with a weight of 72 kilograms and a height of five feet seven inches. I have pain in the body for twenty days. Sometimes, I have pain in my ankles and there is a pain in the knee both on the front and backside. I have pain in the neck along with back pain. I have difficul...  Read Full »


Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms and blood tests do not suggest rheumatoid arthritis. But this pattern of joint and back pain is seen in another form of arthritis called spondyloarthropathy. Please mention whether you have stiffness in the hip or buttock in the morning. If yes, then it is...  Read Full »

Can lupus result in extreme fatigue and episodes of unresponsiveness?

Query: Hi doctor,I have hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. I was diagnosed with microcytosis before few months. I also have fibromyalgia. I am extremely fatigued and I feel very weak. I am unable to tolerate the sun because I start to have rashes on my skin. They...  Read Full »


Dr. Nupoor Acharya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You can have these symptoms due to fibromyalgia or hypothyroidism. You have photosensitivity with Raynaud's phenomenon and arthritis. These symptoms can also be seen in lupus or mixed connective tissue disease. As you had a neurological episode, you can have them due to...  Read Full »

What are the causes and signs of fibromyalgia?

Query: Hi doctor, Around 15 months ago, I was investigated for muscular pains on my legs, thighs, and inside knees. I visited a neurologist and an orthopedist. I had EMG, full neurological examination, MRI of head and neck, and blood tests. All investigations came back normal. I visited a rheumatologist w...  Read Full »


Dr. Rahul Kackar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will like to know if you are on any supplements. Get your blood sugar, Vitamin B12, and D, serum magnesium, zinc levels, thyroid function test, and kidney function test done. How is your digestion and bowel patterns? What measures are you taking for stress manageme...  Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours

Search for a Health Issue



Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.