This is my first post having only joined today. I have really enjoyed reading the posts I have managed to do so far. It is a 'good' day for me so I thought I would take advantage and write this post, so here goes.......
I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in March 2012 after many, many, many tests...
I haven't been officially diagnosed yet and quite frankly I'm hoping like heck that I don't have Fibro but it seems as if I pretty much have every symptom but 2 (as well as the allodnia, although I did panic a bit when I had 2 mesquito bites and the next day they felt as if...
Hi, I am new to this forum, and so very happy to have found it. I am a 40 year old mother of 3. I had been diagnosed over 10 years ago by a rheumatologist; however, my primary had me convinced for years that it was a disease that doctors had made up. That they just came up with a name for...
new here not new to fm
new to forum
so i had a doctor say that she didn't believe in fibromyalgia before and it was clear to me what to do - not to ever see her again. but i never had a friend say that. and it was only after i point blank asked her about it because i had a nagging feeling she didn't like talking about my illness...
Seriously! He said he was jealous because I get to sleep as long as I want and get to go out to lunch once or twice a week.
I am new to this forum. I have had fibromyalgia since Jan. 2005 and diagnosed in Oct of 2005.
But I can't believe that he actually said that!! I understand he is...
Doctors are concerned about me and would like me to be closer to medical facilities. I have been having tests done for Lupus and .... yeah .... I can add it to my list of ailments. :cry:
I'm in disbelief! ... Yeah ...
Greeting from California --- when I developed Fibromyalgia there was no internet, forums or support groups. In fact just mentioning Fibro 20yr's ago was meet with skepticism, disbelief and a referral to a mental health specialist :-? --- 20yrs later the information has gotten better -- the pain...
I haven't been diagnosed yet, but I have a referral to a rheumatologist this coming Tuesday. My referral states: possible arthritis or fibromyalgia.
I have been asked by friends and family before if it could be fibromyalgia. Every time I looked it up, I didn't think so. Mainly because I don't...
After about 4 years of pain that was ultimately diagnosed as fibromyalgia, I spent almost a year almost pain-free, and was experiencing the full joy of life and looking forward to returning to the career that I love. Then - boom! For the last month I have had a recurrence of the icy/ burning...
Has anyone else ever had any experience using gabapentin to treat fibromyalgia? I had a friend who was prescribed this drug for pain associated with diabetes. Knowing that I suffered from insomnia and chronic pain, both from fibromyalgia and Scheuermann's Disease, she suggested that I try some...