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10 Conditions Often Mistaken for Fibromyalgia

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Woman with chronic pain.
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Man fatigued during work.
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Chronic fatigue syndrome


Woman getting a thyroid exam from a doctor.
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Hypothyroidism


Woman at work wincing from headache and stiff neck.
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Lupus


Joint pain.
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Osteoarthritis


Doctor examining a woman's knee.
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Rheumatoid arthritis


Nerves.
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Multiple sclerosis


Depressed man.
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Depression


Tick on a finger.
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Lyme disease


Man sleeping on the couch.
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Sleep apnea


Older man in pain.
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Polymyaglia rheumatica


Karen Lee Richards

Karen Lee Richards

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Karen is the co-founder of the National Fibromyalgia Association. She writes for HealthCentral as a patient expert for Pain Management.