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Can fibromyalgia damage my tissues or organs?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Fibromyalgia can be painful, but it does not damage muscle tissue or internal organs. Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition, which means it is continuous and will need to be managed on a daily basis.

The symptoms of fibromyalgia can worsen over time. You may be concerned about these ongoing symptoms and your long-term health. If you are worried about the lasting effects of fibromyalgia, talk with your doctor or healthcare provider.

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