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Fibromialgia and parkinsons - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   my mother in law has fibromialgia. and today was diagnosed with parkinsons and neruopathy.
Doctor :   ok

User :   i was wondering what the difference is in the symptoms.
Doctor :  
The prkinson's disease is neurological disorder
Doctor :  
the person affected by this will have
Doctor :   Slow movements, shaking of hands , stiffness o0f muscles
User :   how do you know that it is parkinsons and not the peripheral neruopathy
User :   aren't those the same signs of fibro
Doctor :   In peripheral neuropathy

Doctor :  
the patient will have tingling sensation, burning sensation in the extremities
Doctor :  
In fibromyalgia the main compliant is pain

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