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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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Arthritis

The most common form of arthritis is called osteoarthritis, and it is characterized by cartilage degeneration that can lead to tissue and bone damage and terrible joint pain.

This type of pain can mimic the pain in fibromyalgia tender points, such as the hips and knees.

What’s more, both osteoarthritis and fibromyalgia can cause morning stiffness.

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