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  1. J

    Sad to be New, But glad I found you

    My name is Jenny. I have had chronic pain disorders for over the past 10 years. I was diagnosed with endometriosis in 1999 and it has been a struggle with multiple surgeries and synthetic menopause, etc. I have also battled chronic migraines since I was 16. You don't want to hear all my little...
  2. D

    Hello, new to Fibromyalgia

    Hi everyone, I'm 25 yrs old and I have a 3 yr old son and a wonderful husband. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in November although I have had chronic pain for 8 years. I'm currently on 100 mg of Lyrica, 10 mg of Flexeril, and 100 mg tramadol extended release. I am not a fan of pain...
  3. C

    Hello Everybody

    I guess I will start off saying that I am lactose intolerant, have IBS, have had my left ovary removed when I was 18, ganglion cycst removed from my left wrist, tonsils removed at age 25, hernia surgery in the exact spot that my ovary was removed, diagnosed with dry eye, have lipomas & have had...
  4. S

    Hello

    Well, here it is three days before Christmas, and I am desperate for a little human understanding - I have my Schnauzers and Chihuahua to provide creature comfort, it does help, but it isn't the same. I swore I wouldn't do this until after Christmas, because it just doesn't seem to be in the...
  5. T

    Need to find a doctor

    I am really having a difficult time finding someone in my area that knows what the hell they are doing or specialize in fibro and cfs. The rheumatologist i went to that made my diagnosis was kind of rude and very impersonal and just shoved me off back to my primary doc for treatment. Well, now...
  6. L

    Intimidated by Lyrica

    Morning, folks. I'm on my 6th day of Lyrica. In the starter pack you start with 50mg and go up to 75. Of course the first two days I was stoned off my arse, but now I feel pretty good. The body aches are gone. I actually did several loads of laundry, baked banana bread, cleaned up the kitchen...
  7. Fran

    Do you have to take Lyrica forever

    I finally got to see a doctor. More tests are in order, but I have nerve damage for sure. They are talking about different options. They don't want me on the Vicodin anymore. Lyrica has been brought up. My sister said she fel that Lyrica was a drug that you had to keep taking. That once you...
  8. A

    Hard to acccept diagnoses of fibro

    New member to forum and fibro -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hello I was diagnosed with fibro on 11-26-2013 and having a hard time accepting my diagnoses. I have other illness: diabetes, asthma, chronic back pain, and might have RSD in my right...
  9. MysticMoon

    Hi, New to the Forum but Not to Fibro

    I was diagnosed with FMS several years go after a surgery that I never seemed to recover from. It took many frustrating dr visits, a multitude of tests, and years of fighting to get the treatment that works for me. While I do not have my entire life back, I am at a place where I can function...
  10. M

    Saying Hi! "I'm a new member..."

    Although I've been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia for a number of years yet, I also have ankylosing spondylitis which has been focused as spinal arthritis (now defined as D.I.S.H. in some spinal areas) and thus my pain relief has been focused on both as they interact, not specifically on the FM...
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