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  • 23 hours ago

    Living with FM

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone lives with being very tired, along with eyes feeling blurry. Not so much pain bothers me, it's being very tired and feeling fog.
  • Fibromyalgia

    Yes, I found out in 1999 after I got hurt at work. I get burning pain in my feet. My neck and shoulders hurt so bad and I just starting to get migraines, man that not good. Hurt so bad get stick. And the brain frog not good. My lower back hurts so bad and pain goes into my hip. I keep moving but some days it takes everything I have just to move. So glad I found a please that I don't feel alone, but I do have a great husband that supports me. Thanks for your time Tresa
  • 5 days ago

    Blurry vision three weeks after cataract surgery

    Hi, I am 63, been living with FM more or less successfully for over 30 years. I recently had two laser iridotomy surgeries followed by two cataract surgeries. Everything seemed great. I could see with my right eye beautifully. Then 3 weeks post-op the right eye began to be blurry at long distance. When the surgeon checked it he said my vision in that eye is now 2010 but that the fibromyalgia had pulled on the lens or in some way affected the positioning so that I lost my long-distance vision. He....
  • 7 days ago

    Fibromyalgia blood test

    Curious!! I hear there is a new blood test that has been approved to detect fibromyalgia. Am looking for more information on this test and wondering if anyone out in message board land has done this test. I have had the poking test to see if all the points pass with pain and they do not yet I have persistent pain along my shin bones when touched or walking. The best diagnosis doctors can give me is chronic shin splints but I have stopped all activity except getting around like a normal person. Massage....
  • 9 days ago

    Fibro and neuropathy

    I also was diagnosed with fibro. Lost my radial nerve and zaw neurologist and was told i also have neuropathy. Have pain in ball of feet like walking on rocks. Also have stinging like ants biting. I now cant fedl sharp on feet. You should see if you have neuropathy and or diabetes or thyroid problems. There is medication for it but be aware that it causes weight gain. I stopped it but pain is worse. Also have breast cancer with lymphadema. What luck. Very active any way. Good luck.
  • 9 days ago


    Just curious has anyone experienced during a fibro flare up excruciating foot pain and tingling in your toes? I've been dx with fibromyalgia for the past 10 years after my battle with Breast cancer obviously my fibro is becoming more severe at times but this foot issue is new I've been in PAIN past 2wks can barely walk any suggestions and I don't do the meds Thanx
  • 9 days ago

    Severe pains all over the body

    I am hypothyroid and Fibromyalgia patient for last sevaral years. Since Dec 2016 I have Itchyness, white patches on groin,severe muscle pains, Back pain, hip pain, thigh pain,Foot sole Pain, constipation and sleep problems.Below are my all LAB results. Please advise what is causing for my problems. Tests Outof Range : Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme=81 (Range 9-67) ***no evidence of Sarcoidosis disease. Kreatine Kinase, Total=199 (Ref Range 44-196) B12=1266 (Ref Range 200-1100) Bilirubin (Total):2....
  • 11 days ago

    Do you take notes at doctor appointments?

    Have you ever considered recording your doctor appointments so that you can re-visit what your doctor said at a later time? Do you take notes while your doctor is talking? What system do you have in place to make sure that you absorb and remember what is said during your appointment? This article from the New York Times sparked this train of thought in case you want to take a look:
  • 11 days ago

    Minimal pain and symptoms

    I was diagnosed two years ago. I take Effexor for anxiety which also helps to keep my pain/symptoms to a minimum. I am wondering if anyone else lives without flareups or pain monthly? I can go for a month without the pain. However I do not sleep thru the night. I will get a flare if I consume too much sugar or experience trauma. I am not complaining of not having alot of pain many days, but do wonder if anyone here was diagnosed and has a lighter case like me. Believe me I have had flareups where....
  • 12 days ago

    Painful breasts with fibromyalgia

    Has anyone experience painful breast and nipples with this? Feels like bee stings!!! Any idea how to ease this symptom?