What are the symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatic?
The main symptom of polymyalgia rheumatic is pain and stiffness in the muscles of the shoulders and upper arms, neck and hips. The pain is felt on both sides of the body (for example, in both shoulders). The pain is often felt most strongly after sleep or rest - it can be worse in the early morning, but get better as the day progresses. It can be accompanied by other symptoms including fever, weight loss, difficulty sleeping and fatigue.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 10 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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