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  • 6 months ago

    Writing a report for my own chronic illness

    Hi Everyone, I'm suffering from an undiagnosed illness, chronic (all over the body) pain and fatigue plus the additional psychological effects of it, for the past 20 years. Every time I visit a doctor I have to repeat the story and symptoms and sometimes I don't describe the situation clearly and/or the doctor doesn't understand/forgets. So I'm writing a case report of my condition, so it would be easier to just handle them paper. Could you please guide me on how to do so. Thanks....
  • 9 months ago

    Flare up

    Woke up this morning with swollen hands, feet and hurting all over especially the joints in my hands and feet. I seem to be very sensitive to cold, if I get cold I hurt. And humidity is a huge factor.. And I've been fighting fatigue for years, I was given a so called diagnosis of Fibromyalgia about 10 years ago. But I can't afford to see doctors or anything. My husband is disabled and I'm the only one who can try to work for us.. Any suggestions for any help is greatly appreciated..
  • 9 months ago

    Medication

    I was diagnosed with Fibro a few years ago by my primary physician. He had also at that time had arthritis lab work done to rule out any other type of arthritis. I have been through very many traumatic events and emotional and stressful situations. He gave me a prescription for Savella, I took it for just a little while because I didn't like the side effects. After I stopped talking that, I was going through quite a few different types of surgeries... Gallbladder, ear, nose... After that I was....
  • 10 months ago

    How to confirm

    I have almost all symptoms which suggest I have Fibromyalgia like pain all over, sleep apnea, depression, GAD, Reflux essopgaitus, asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension, cholesterol, obesity and my doctor recommend me narcotic analgesics but never said I have that how can I find out for sure.
  • 10 months ago

    Please help me confirm my CRP result

    After feeling unwell for several days, having multiple problems with both my IBS, neck and back etc. I went to the pharmacy and decided to buy one of those do-it-at-home CRP tests. Please if you could take a look at there's result and tell me whether it is ok or if I should be worried. The first line represents normal value and should be always thick red. There are two other lines, the middle of them represents viral infection and slightly elevated CRP, the last one on the right represents bacterial....
  • 11 months ago

    Pain in knees an ankles an feet. For 3 months !

    I have pain in my knees an ankles an feet for 4 mouths now. It hurts so bad that I can not walk much. I don’t know was wrong with me. I take Lyrica. And I have taken be for Gabapentin An it just does not work any of them. I have been checked and I’m not a diabetic.so I don't know what to do anymore. Please till me what you think it may be.
  • 11 months ago

    fibromyalgia

    hi im 16 years old, I have a few medical problems like type one diabetes, a weak bladder, and deaf in my left ear. I might have to add fibromyalgia to the list, maybe I think that it's caused by my diabetes I don't know but in very humid climates my neck has an immense amount of pain that spreads to my shoulders and my knee starts hurting to the point I can barely walk. I don't know if it'll affect me at home since I live in a very dry climate area but some of the symptoms affect....
  • over 1 year ago

    The most worrying symptom yet maybe???

    Hi all, i was diagnosed with fibro roughly 6 years ago now. And I think if had every symptom in the book at one timer another but now I'm dealing with low body temperature 34.7 C being my lowest. I'm sure that this isn't asymptomatic for fibro but who knows maybe it just doesn't pop up that offten? has Anyone else had this before. Other than fibro i have kyphoscoliosis and ME. I hate going to my Dr as he doesn't have a clue! Please help. I'm 28 years old is that helps at all....
  • over 1 year ago

    Chronic pain

    I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia last October. I had been having "flare ups" prior to the diagnosis since 2016 but didn't know what it was since I have other medical issues as well. I then noticed last year it became increasingly difficult to concentrate and focus. I had no idea what was going on. So, I spoke with my neurologist and she put me on Zoloft. It didn't help at all and I was on it for 6 weeks. She then prescribed me Effexor which she said would most likely be....
  • I have foot pain too...

    I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2008, I also have osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, Raynaud's Disease and degenerative disc disease and spondylolysthesis of my L-4 & L-5 vertebrae. This was found in 2000 by a chiropractor who took x-rays before treatment and found the evidence of healed fractured and one of my vertibre out of position moved forward towards my spinal cord. This after 4 years of doctors appointments and drugs and me complaining about the the pain and numbness. My back was....