Could You Have Fibromyalgia?

Are You Experiencing Fibromyalgia Symptoms? Take This Quiz

Updated October 13, 2016

1. Do you have widespread pain in all four quadrants of your body (right and left side, above and below the waist)?

5. Do you consistently experience any of the following: fatigue, sleep disturbance, or night sweats?

6. Other than an infrequent episode, do you have problems with your memory or your ability to concentrate on a task?

8. Do you often have headaches, temporomandibular joint pain, noncardiac chest pain, chronic pelvic pain, or heel pain?

10. Do you consistently experience symptoms of allergies, multiple chemical sensitivities, or ear/nose/throat problems?

12. Do you regularly experience heartburn, abdominal pain, or symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome?

Could You Have Fibromyalgia?

You got: You have a significant number of fibromyalgia signs and symptoms.

I got You have a significant number of fibromyalgia signs and symptoms.. Could You Have Fibromyalgia?
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Widespread pain in all four quadrants of the body and 11 of 18 tender points associated with fibromyalgia are the two most prominent symptoms associated with the condition. There are a number of other signs and symptoms associated with fibromyalgia which are less specific. By non-specific, it is meant that those characteristics also occur with other diseases and conditions. The overlap of symptoms makes fibromyalgia difficult to diagnose.

You have a significant number of the signs and symptoms typically associated with fibromyalgia. For a definitive diagnosis, you should make an appointment with your doctor. Your medical history, a physical examination, blood tests, and imaging studies will help determine your diagnosis. Test results will be considered in order to rule out other conditions. Once you have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia by a doctor, learn about the condition, treatment options, and how to best manage all aspects of fibromyalgia.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Could You Have Fibromyalgia?

You got: You have some symptoms that may be associated with fibromyalgia.

I got You have some symptoms that may be associated with fibromyalgia.. Could You Have Fibromyalgia?
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You have some of the signs and symptoms that may be associated with fibromyalgia. Some signs and symptoms may overlap with other diseases and conditions, meaning, they are not specific to fibromyalgia. The two most prominent symptoms associated with fibromyalgia are widespread pain in all four quadrants of the body and 11 of 18 fibromyalgia tender points.

For a definitive diagnosis, you need a complete evaluation by your doctor. You medical history, a physical examination, blood tests, and imaging studies will be utilized to formulate the diagnosis. Fibromyalgia is difficult to diagnose because of so many non-specific symptoms. Other rheumatic diseases must be ruled out. Once you are diagnosed with fibromyalgia by a doctor, learn all that you can about the condition, as well as treatment options, and how to best manage pain, fatigue, and other symptoms which may interfere with your usual daily activities.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

Could You Have Fibromyalgia?

You got: You have few to no signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia.

I got You have few to no signs and symptoms of fibromyalgia.. Could You Have Fibromyalgia?
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You have few to none of the signs and symptoms usually associated with fibromyalgia. The two most prominent symptoms associated with fibromyalgia are widespread pain in all four quadrants of the body and 11 of 18 fibromyalgia tender points. But, there are several other symptoms which are non-specific to fibromyalgia and overlap with other diseases and conditions. Headache, fatigue, allergies, and heat or cold intolerance are just a few examples of non-specific symptoms.

For a definitive diagnosis, you should consult your doctor. Your medical history, physical examination, blood tests, and imaging studies will be used to formulate a diagnosis. If you do not have fibromyalgia, you may have another rheumatic disease.

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical consultation, diagnosis or treatment.

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