Hi all I am new here. I am 23 years old and have lived with pain and exhaustion for as long as I can remember I suppose it became more noticeable in my late teens. I am currently in the process of being diagnosed with fibromyalgia and potentially endometriosis. As well as this I am also...
So, I was looking around the web for options to talk to my doctor(s) about with regards to fibromyalgia and ran across a link for Topamax. I was on Topamax over a year ago for neuropathy, and... it has just occurred to me that the pain began to get worse and worse AFTER I stopped taking it...
Hi I am new to this, but I am trying to figure out what I have. I think it is Tactile Allodynia a form of Fibromyaligia, anyone familiar with this. It is spots about 2 to 3" wide, that burn especially when you or anything touches the sport, there is no rash, no swelling, no change in skin color...
Hi all, I'm new to this forum but have read a lot of your discussions. I've had fibromyalgia for 22 years (or so I was told by numerous doctors). Then my rhuematologist ran some blood tests for unrelated reasons and said i'm vitamin D deficient. Then he said because of this, he does'nt think I...
I am sick to death of being treated like an idiot who does not have 2 brain cells to rub together and who should not try to involve themselves with adult conversation.
My OH is technical geek - but I have since having fibro taught myself a fair amount about web design and programming and I have...
I am probably going to sound like I am rambling, so I apologize in advance, I just need to get this off my chest.
Let me start with background... I have been suffering silently with this for many, many years. A couple of years ago I couldn't take it anymore when after work every day I would...
Hi! I wanted to join your site as I have had Fibromyalgia since 1999. I was a Registered Nurse for 20 yrs & had to quit after the birth of my son 10 yrs ago. I loved my job I didn't want to but was physically suffering too much to take care of others & work 12 hr shifts. I spend a lot of time...
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Your doctor, if he said there is a blood test for fibromyalgia is a complete idiot. One of the things they do to diagnose it is blood tests...because normal blood tests mean it is more likely.
In many with fibromyalgia, the sed rate might be elevated, but not all. Fibromyalgia causes...