The process of getting a fibromyalgia diagnosis — and getting the right treatment and medication to help reduce your pain — can take a while. A long while. At least two years, in fact, according to the FibroCenter. The problem is that there is no actual test to diagnose fibromyalgia. Instead, it’s usually diagnosed by ruling out all the other possibilities.
Here are the steps you’ll likely (and should) need to take to reach a fibromyalgia diagnosis.