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Is fibromyalgia a degenerative disease?

Dawn Marcus
Neurology
Fibromyalgia does not destroy joints, muscles, or nerves. Although people with fibromyalgia will likely continue to have symptoms for a while after their diagnosis, they will not lose the ability to walk or need to use a walker or wheelchair. Symptoms may be better or worse on different days, but you should not expect to develop other serious problems.
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