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13 Conditions That Mimic Fibromyalgia

Do you think you might have fibromyalgia? The symptoms may be due to some other condition.
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A tricky diagnosis

Think you might have fibromyalgia? It can be surprisingly hard to tell, even for your physician. There are no blood tests or scans that offer an easy answer.

As a result, the first step toward a fibromyalgia diagnosis is ruling out all other possibilities.

Here are some common conditions that your doctor may consider when trying to figure out if your pain (or other symptom) is caused by fibromyalgia, something else, or possibly both.

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