Joint pain

I have joint pain since 6 months and seen many doctors finally i went to see a rheumatologist ..he told me you are having fibromylagiya but my joints never hurts by touching ..only joint pain with swelling in one knèe can it be a fibromylagiya.pls help.
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Sharath Kumar K N
General Physician Mandya
Hello,, here is what you need to know about fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain accompanied by fatigue, sleep, memory and mood issues. Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals. Symptoms sometimes begin after a physical trauma, surgery, infection or significant psychological stress. In other cases, symptoms gradually accumulate over time with no single triggering event . features include, Chronic muscle pain, muscle spasms, or tightness moderate or severe fatigue and decreased energy insomnia or waking up feeling just as tired as when you went to sleep, stiffness upon waking or after staying in one position for too long, difficulty remembering, concentrating, and performing simple mental tasks, Abdominal pain, bloating, nausea, and constipation alternating with diarrhea(irritable bowel syndrome), tension or migraine headaches, jaw and facial tenderness, sensitivity to one or more of the following: odors, noise, bright lights, medications, certain foods, and cold feeling anxious or depressed numbness or tingling in the face, arms, hands, legs, or feet increase in urinary urgency or frequency (irritable bladder)Reduced tolerance for exercise and muscle pain after exercise. feeling of swelling (without actual swelling) in the hands and feet While there is no cure for fibromyalgia, a variety of medications can help control symptoms. Exercise, relaxation and stress-reduction measures also may help.
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