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  1. T

    New Obsessions

    Has anyone else experienced this? For some reason I have started obsessing about two things. The first is a compulsion to clean my ears and the second is a compulsion to pick, dig, or rub my fingers together. My doctor thinks it is a habit I have developed to deal with my anxiety and panic...
  2. S

    fumbling

    I have never in my life been a "fumble fingers" kind of person But in the past year I have started dropping things frequently. I probably drop something once a day, whereas previously I virtually never dropped anything. Sometimes I will drop something, pick it up, drop it again, pick it up, drop...
  3. T

    OCD or Fibro?

    Has this happened to anyone else. Lately I have started doing behaviors that I have never done in the past. The main one is pill rolling. I am constantly rubbing my second finger over my thumb or picking at the skin around my fingers. Since it is winter time here it is on the dry side in my...
  4. Aurelia

    I Am In A Lot Of Pain And Need Help

    Hi everyone, I'm new and from Australia. I am so glad that I just found this forum. :) A friend recommended looking up Fibromyalgia when I was discussing the symptoms of my ongoing illness and pain on my Facebook. I post there to try and cope with what I'm going through and my online friends...
  5. H

    The Path To Treatment Continues

    I have mentioned here before that I was trying to change my doctor due to the overwhelming urge to knock the first one into the floor. On my last visit to him, he refused my request for a referral to a rheumatologist on the basis of "a rheumatologist only sees patients with rheumatological...
  6. G

    what type of doctor to help with this pain?

    I was diagnosed a year ago with FM by my general practitioner. At the time I was already on Escitalopram for depression and he prescribed Mobic for the pain. I also have bone on bone OA of both knees. The Mobic has helped my knee pain but for me, the worst pains are the "zings" that happen out...
  7. M

    Hand pain in both hands for 2 years-Fibro?

    Male, early 30s, dealing with bilateral hand pain for 2 years. Office desk job. No other illnesses. I'm having a hard time finding a doctor who knows what's going on and WHICH kind of doctor is the right doc for my situation. Two years ago I began experiencing pain in my wrists/thumb/palm/back...
  8. H

    It can be Fibromyalgia?

    Hello Guys, about 7 Months i have Problems with my body. I have almost every day Headache, Fatigue, Problems with Eyes (dry), especially sometimes i get diffuse Pain it´s like Stabbings, near/under/over Knee,shin pain, especially pain over the cheeks... when I run a bit, my left achilles tendon...
  9. mellowminty

    Awful Hand Pain

    i have fibro/chronic pain/chronic fatigue that began in my neck, but recently its been hitting my hands and arms. b/c of my disabilities (the pain and fatigue + double depression and anxiety), i leave the house for little, and also stay home to care for my mother, who has RSD (another type of...
  10. B

    Saying hi to all newly diagnosed yesterday

    Hi everyone 😁 saying hi as new to this group and although I've been suffering on and off for years I've just moved house and a new doctor has diagnosed fibromylalgia and possibly cfs 😣. For the last few years I've felt like people think I'm hyperchondriac 😢 most days complaining of some...
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