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Tips for Surgery with Fibromyalgia

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Surgery in operating room.
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Woman giving paper to her doctor.
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Fibromyalgia specialist's guidelines


Woman talking to doctor, using laptop.
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Talk to your doctors


Unhappy woman in hospital bed.
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Understand pain amplification


Doctor performing operation.
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Request a soft neck collar


IV bag.
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IV arm placement is important


Anesthesiologist in operating room during surgery.
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Avoid succinylcholine drug


Nurse adjusting IV medication.
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Pre-operative pain medication


Nurse with local anesthesia in syringe.
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Request local anesthetic for incision


Woman in hospital recovery room after surgery.
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Post-operative pain medication


Senior man having physical therapy.
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Post-operative physical therapy


Couple online.
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Following surgical guidelines does make a difference


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.