- Q How is fibromyalgia diagnosed?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineWhile doctors usually have specialized lab tests or X-rays to help make a correct medical diagnosis, there is no test that will confirm you have fibromyalgia. In making the fibromyalgia diagnosis, your doctor will do a physical examination to check for... Full Answer
- Q What criteria must I meet to be diagnosed with fibromyalgia?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineTo receive a fibromyalgia diagnosis, the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has identified criteria to help doctors. You must have a history of widespread pain for at least three months. The pain may be in the left or right side of your body and... Full Answer