Advertisement

How often should I see my doctor if I have fibromyalgia?

Every case of fibromyalgia is unique, so let your symptoms be your guide to determining how often you need to see your doctor. If your fibromyalgia symptoms are under control, you may only need routine check-ups. But if you are struggling with pain, fatigue, and other persistent symptoms of fibromyalgia, more frequent office visits may be necessary. Fibromyalgia can be a challenge to treat, but receiving the proper medical care is essential for your quality of life. There are new treatments available for fibromyalgia, so see your doctor as often as necessary to get control over your symptoms.

Continue Learning about Fibromyalgia Treatment

How effective is pregabalin at treating fibromyalgia?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
About 10% to 25% of people with nerve pain, such as those with fibromyalgia, will have pain intensit...
More Answers
What are the treatment options for fibromyalgia?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MDDr. Mehmet Oz, MD
If coping with your fibromyalgia has got you down, here's a reason to be optimistic: There are many ...
More Answers
Food Additives to Avoid If You Have Fibromyalgia
Food Additives to Avoid If You Have Fibromyalgia
How Can I Tell If My Fibromyalgia Treatment Is Working?
How Can I Tell If My Fibromyalgia Treatment Is Working?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.