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  • 2 days ago

    Is this Fibromyalgia

    So I'm recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia by my general practitioner based on blood work coming back ok ( except my ANA test of positive 1:160) I was told that's not something to worry about. I've been given Gabapentin 900mg (no help) lost some memory....Tramadol as needed (no help) and Flexeril 10mg 3x a day....never thought I'd be able to sleep in pain...but flexeril proved me wrong. I can't function on flexeril....i work and have a young family. I'm young...i shouldn't....
  • 7 days ago

    Fibro pt with new dx of RA

    Today @ my routine Dr appt I got the results 2 my RA Factor which was drawn last mo. It was 126! My Dr came in with sort of a puzzled look & asked, "you've never been diagnosed with RA b4?" I knew rt then the news wasn't good. Little did I realize the factor # would be so extremely high! Back in Dec '04 I was dx with Fibromyalgia/CFS. After yrs of dealing with this chronic dz, in Nov '10 I was finally deemed disabled, after not working nearly 2 yrs in the medical field....
  • 18 days ago

    Could this be fibromyalgia?

    For the past month or so, I've been having a very sudden bunch of physical and mental symptoms that seem to have come out of nowhere. It started with sudden anxiety attacks and elevated stress, even though I've never had any symptoms of that before. Now, I'm no longer suffering from anxiety or stress, but I'm still having symptoms. I have very mild chest pains from time to time, I've been having a pulsing or beating feeling in certain parts of my body, and very recently I've....
  • 18 days ago

    Could I have fibromyalgia? Or something else?

    Hello, I need help getting to the bottom of things and all four doctors claim I'm depressed yet I don't express a single sign of depression nor am I unhappy in such a way. I'm a 23 year old man, have previously smoked tobacco but quit. I do not take any medications. I got an influenza at the end of 2015 with recurring infections after that for a while, then I never got back to normal. I remember the aches I got from that first influenza (not actually confirmed by a doctor but could have....
  • Could this be fibromyalgia?

    Hi there! I have had these weird symptoms for the last really 8 years. Tingling. Numbness. Joint pain. Weakness. Headaches. Most of the pain is on my left side. It is very infrequent. Like very 6 months...but has gotten worse I feel in the last 2 years. I have seen doctors for it. They have thought MS-- I have gotten 3 MRI's that have said that is not the case. It really for the most part doesnt interfere with most of my life...but it is getting worse...like today...and now a new symptom is fatigue....
  • 18 days ago

    I'm new at this

    Hello, I'm 40 and was diagnosed with fibromyalgia about a month ago. I am currently taking Cymbalta 60 mg once a day. My aches and pains are subsided and come back every now and then. My question is, does other "symptoms" appear although a person is on medication? I'm currently having itchy skin/scalp and still not sleeping well. Seems my medication has minimized my aches. Thanks,
  • 18 days ago

    Troubling issue with Wave of numbness, warmth, nausea

    Starting about 6 months ago, when I extend my lower back (for example: when lying on my stomach in bed and lifting my torso) I experience a wave of nausea and everything below my back goes numb and feels very warm. It feels as if my two legs become a single unit. This has been happening more frequently. I have not injured my back and have no back pain. I wonder if it is sciatica or fibromyalgia/RA related. (Diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 1993, RA in 1996). Thoughts? I am 1500 miles from my doctor....
  • 20 days ago

    DIagnosed with Fibro Two Months Ago

    Hi, I am new here and this is my first post and not sure where to begin, so here goes. Over the last year I have had chronic pain from the shoulders down to my toes. In the beginning I didn't worry too much about it as I had started a new job and thought my body just needed time to adjust. A little about me first I guess. I am a 53 year old female, a little on the heavy side but have been losing weight on my own, but could stand a little more. I have always worked a physical job, for over 20....
  • 20 days ago

    Unusual pain in my back

    I've had fibromyalgia for several years and have had and know all about the joint/muscle pains. However, for the past several weeks, I've had a new kind of pain. Near my right shoulderblade, there is an area that itches, burns and twitches. It's getting worse all the time. Has anyone else experienced this and what did you do for it? I would greatly appreciate any help!
  • 22 days ago

    fibromyallgia

    is here a test to find out if i have fibromyallgia?