• GospB GospB
    November 19, 2011
    What could cause achy muscles and joint pain?
    GospB GospB
    November 19, 2011

    I have chronic muscle and joint pain. My muscles are always tender to the touch. The muscles in both arms and both legs do not cramp, but they ache and stay sore.  Is this fibromyalgia?



  • Cort
    Health Guide
    November 23, 2011
    Health Guide
    November 23, 2011



    It could be Fibromyalgia.  FM is generally characterized by widespread pain and increased sensitivity to pain (the muscles that are tender to the touch and the joint pain). Problems sleeping, problems with concentration, fatigue, increased sensitivity to odors, sounds, and light are also common.  Do make sure to make an appointment with your physician to explore treatment options.

    Health Central has an excellent FM site you might want to check out. FM is a complex illness; if this is your diagnosis, I encourage you to read up about the symptoms and various treatment paths. 

    Please feel free let us know what ended up working for you!





You should know Answers to your question are meant to provide general health information but should not replace medical advice you receive from a doctor. No answers should be viewed as a diagnosis or recommended treatment for a condition. Content posted by community members does not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media, which also reserves the right to remove material deemed inappropriate.