I have fibromyalgia. I have been told by a rheumatologist and fibromyalgia specialist that I have chronic fatigue as well as painful fibromyalgia symptoms. Does this mean I have CFS. One doctor said chronic fatigue but not chronic fatigue 'syndrome'. He said it was significant because my fatigue and symptoms started after a viral infection. The other doctor said he felt Fibromyalgia was a spectrum disorder which included chronic fatigue. So do I have CFS as well as Fibromyalgia?
It seems to me that Drs opinions differ. Some think they are the same and others think they are separate. I don't think they really know... I suffer with both extreme pain and fatigue. I think they are related, they are in the spectrum of "we don't know what the heck is going on"
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