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  1. A

    everything has changed again!

    Hi all, In the last 6 years since I was diagnosed everything changed as I know that happens to all of us, now things have changed for me again. I have always used my crutches when I go out walking as my bursitis in my knees and hips are always flaring up but now I am house bound with a frozen...
  2. vickythecat

    Been here a while

    I just noticed that I never posted here even though I have been on this forum for a while now. I am Denise, 39 years old, lived with mental illness my whole life. Especially severe social anxiety has made life very very very difficult. I grew up knowing 'normal' things like relationships...
  3. D

    New diagnosis

    New to being diagnosed with FM. My brain is exhausted from all of this. I am really active and now I am having a hard time slowing down due to not wanting to give in to the pain in my hip and shoulder pain. I had a nuclear bone scan which showed nothing...not even RA...I am so confused right...
  4. D

    I was diagnosed with fibromylagia in 2005

    Hi to all, I was diagnosed in 2005 with fibromylagia in 2005 i am at the moment having problems with fatigue back pain hip pain and the top of my shoulder is swollen i have been on loadz of meds including mophine. I also have an overactive bladder and use catheters i have to urinate evey half...
  5. 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...
  6. M

    Need Help Drug Induced Fibromyalgia

    I am suffering with terrible pain and disability. I've recently been diagnosed with fibro but other Drs are not in agreement. About 4 years ago i developed severe tinnitus and was placed on a variety of antidepressants. I began to experience pain while taking Cymbalta and was cold turkey'ed...
  7. H

    Saying hello😊

    I just joined this site and looking for different things to try that's helps living with fibro pain. A few changes I've made is not eating any blocked cheese, beef, pork, chicken or turkey. Can't really exercise because I need shoulder replacement and just had left knee replacement in March...
  8. vickythecat

    Found a way to be taken seriously by doctors

    I am sure we have all been there - been to a doctor who would not take our complaints seriously. Giving us advice such as 'exercise more, eat more, get out more, do things you like more. it could be depression, take it easy' etc etc etc. It is the one thing we do not need when we are already...
  9. M

    is this my heart? or muscle in back?

    For 7 days ive had weird tingeling in my back, sometimes a heat sensation with it. Today Im having pain on my roght side of my upper back between shoulder blades. It s9metimes takes my breath away, and It radiates through my chest. Is this stress? Is this fibromialgia? Do I run to theDr? Only to...
  10. ElsaMarie

    Hello from Indiana

    Hi, I'm new here, joined today; new to the site but NOT new to fibromyalgia. I was diagnosed around 2003 but I think I had it much longer than that because of symptoms I had for 5-6 years before I was formally diagnosed. I went into it full blown and had what I consider to be the absolute...
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