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  1. TwoDimes

    TipBill: Most interesting that you know Atchison, KS! Wow! The back pay was sent to me by...

    TipBill: Most interesting that you know Atchison, KS! Wow! The back pay was sent to me by Medicare a few months after received my SSDI. Yes, one does get back pay for SSI, too. It arrived in a separate check. I was never expecting it. I had not heard, either, that one receives back pay from...
  2. TwoDimes

    I am so sorry that I have not been at the forum for several months. TipBill, yes, my attorney...

    I am so sorry that I have not been at the forum for several months. TipBill, yes, my attorney received 25% of my SSI back pay and 25% of my SSDI back pay.
  3. TwoDimes

    I can't take anymore.

    The vocational expert is your friend. They listen very carefully and review your records. Your attorney, if necessary, will speak on your behalf. I, too, was very frightened when I knew that a vocational expert would be listening in. The vocational expert was not present but listened via a...
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    Anyone else expierience extreme upper back pain

    Oh, boy, can I relate! Not only do I have deep, penetrating pain throughout my upper back but also within my lower spine and sacroiliac area. Patti, I am up and awake at this hour (5:00amEST) because the pain is so bad. The pain that I experience can be described as excruciating, paralyzing, as...
  5. TwoDimes

    Pins & Needles / Tingling

    I get horrendous tingling and burning in my lower back and in my sacroiliac area. I do not know if it is caused from Fibromyalgia or from the fact that I have bulging discs. I get numbing sensations in my right upper arm. Sometimes I get tingling going all down my right leg and into my right...
  6. TwoDimes

    Could it be fibro?

    I suggest that you see a Rheumatologist, Shan. There are other conditions that can cause severe pain. I good "rheumy" will do lab tests to learn if you have some other kind of immunological disorder, a thyroid condition, lupus, etc. There are no tests for Fibromyalgia. A "rheumy" can simply...
  7. TwoDimes

    Probably a Question that Many Ask

    Willow, I thank you so much for replying to my post. I think that you have confirmed that Fibromyalgia is my main problem. I never knew that Fibromyalgia could affect the lower back so greatly. No wonder nothing shows on the images that I have had. Well, the x-ray did show that I have bone on...
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    Probably a Question that Many Ask

    Three times now I have been diagnosed as having Fibromyalgia. I, for a specific reason, just cannot accept that all that is going on for me is strictly Fibromyalgia. I do have most of the symptoms for Fibromyalgia and none for Chronic Fatigue. I, though, also have had severe/excruciating lower...
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