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Can fibromyalgia affect your neck?

Fibromyalgia-related pain is pain that causes you to ache all over. You may have painful "tender points," places on your body that hurt no matter what medication you take. Some patients with fibromyalgia have pain and achiness around the joints in their neck, shoulders, back, and hips.

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Also to know is, is neck pain a symptom of fibromyalgia?

The pain of fibromyalgia is generally widespread, involving both sides of the body. Pain usually affects the neck, buttocks, shoulders, arms, the upper back, and the chest. Pain can cause aches all over the body, including painful tender points, deep muscle pain, chronic headaches, unending back pain, or neck pain.

One may also ask, can fibromyalgia affect the throat? People with fibromyalgia often report additional types of pain, including headaches, back and neck pain, sore throat, pain or clicking in the jaw (temporomandibular joint dysfunction), and stomach pain or digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome.

what are the most severe symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Symptoms of fibromyalgia may include:

  • muscles spasms.
  • extreme tiredness.
  • poor quality sleep.
  • fatigue.
  • trouble with remembering, learning, paying attention, and concentrating referred to as “fibro fog”
  • slow or confused speech.
  • frequent headaches or migraines.
  • irritable bowel syndrome.

What are the first signs of fibromyalgia?

Main signs and symptoms

  • fatigue.
  • lack of energy.
  • trouble sleeping.
  • depression or anxiety.
  • memory problems and trouble concentrating (sometimes called “fibro fog”)
  • headaches.
  • muscle twitches or cramps.
  • numbness or tingling in the hands and feet.

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