Do I Have fibromyalgia? – Fibromyalgia Self Test

Do I have Fibromyalgia? – Fibromyalgia Self Test

A fibromyalgia self test contains a list of questions that can help a person self evaluate for any occurrence of fibromyalgia. However, it is not a means to diagnose this condition. If your primary physical complaints in the last three to six months include pain, fatigue and cognitive dysfunction and have experienced these in a significant portion of your body, visit a doctor familiar with chronic pain conditions for a proper diagnosis and treatment.

Here are the fibromyalgia self test questions:

Pain and Tender Points

  • Have you felt a constant widespread pain in your body that may have seem to originate from your muscles? This pain can occur in both sides of the body, which is right below and above the waist.
  • Have you experienced pain if pressure is applied in the following tender points? – Back of the head, top of the shoulders, in between the shoulder blades, front sides of neck, outer elbows, upper chest, sides of hips, upper hips and inner knees.

Fatigue

  • Do you often feel numbness or tingling sensation on your hands and feet when you wake up in the morning?
  • Do you often feel tired even if you are not doing a lot of physical things?
  • Does your feeling of fatigue harm your ability to perform certain tasks?
  • Are you having difficulty in sleeping?


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  • I also know when you have fibromyalgia like me you have lots of memory loss and many other disorders with that. I also have sjogrens, psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis’s, ankleosis spondylitis, neuropathy in low back. Many back pain areas. Tired all day but fight to stay awake. When going to sleep I have trouble. Wake every 2 hrs with pain between my knees

  • I have almost everyone of the above listed symptoms. I am constant pain, Imhave trouble sleeping, have no energy, dry eyes, vision, tender spots as mentioned above, chronic fatigue, all kind of allergies, numbness, tingling and burning in feet and hands and so many more pain issues that have been going on for years.

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