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    Diagnosed Today

    Hi everyone! My name is Amanda and I am 28 years old. I was just diagnosed with fibro by my rheumatologist today. All of the symptoms and diagnostic criteria fit what I've been dealing with over the last year and now everything makes total sense. I had a hip arthroscopy to fix a labral tear and...
  2. W

    Seeking advice on caring doctors in my area.

    I am a 6'6" male and have weighed 350+ my whole life. My diagnosis has no specific date but I recall times as a child having troubles and wondering why I was different. But anyway.. being this large makes most doctors point out my weight and suggest losing weight would help and call me out on...
  3. vickythecat

    Remarks from doctors - that hurt real bad

    Hi, After many years of living as a recluse, I finally started going to doctors and getting referrals to see specialists. From the 1st doctor I went to; while in a full blast panic attack, these are the remarks she made; - "you should start working" (yeah because I finished an ivy league...
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    greetings from MI by the lake

    I have been diagnosed with CFS butI think my symptoms corrolate more with fibro myself. I have also been diagnosed with central pain syndrome and diabetic neuropathy. I have been suffering in pain since my thirties, and I am fifty four now. I had spinal stenosis diagnosed about eight years ago...
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    Kidney Stones....really !

    About six weeks ago I was treated for a kidney infection with antibiotics - lots of pain, ugh. It helped, thought it was over. Spent a good part of yesterday in the ER (darn clinics were all closed for the STAT holiday) - happened on the same doctor I had seen before. An xray later and you can...
  6. Tipnatee N

    Weird and strange alternative treatment for fibro

    When it comes to weirdness or the craziest that the real doctors actually practicing through out the years from what I've heard are the bee stings and the leeches therapy. I understand that bee sting had became somewhat secretly popular treatment in many years for chorionic inflammation...
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    G'Day All

    Hi All, My name is Nat, just joined FM Forums today. I have Fibromyalgia, diagnosed in 2012 after suffering for sometime with no answers. FM run's in my family, my FM came on full force after having surgery on my tailbone. I chose my username as Spent as I am having a bad FM day and that is...
  8. W

    Can Surgery cause fibromyalgia/CFS and does using CPAP machine make the pain worse?

    40ish male, not over wieght and still working Quick History, 2014 cancer surgery, tumour removed, skin flap, graph. 2015 apporx 18 months later, rapid weakness, vision and muscle fatigue issues 2016 after MS clinic, Neurology, rheumatology, multiple MRI's every known body scan, blood test...
  9. vickythecat

    When to go to the ER ....

    Hi, I've had broken bones in my youth and my parents did not take me to the ER. So I suppose that made me think that the ER is for really urgent and serious life or death cases, and a broken/sprained finger/ankle/wrist etc. can be handled during a regular doctor's visit. I know that was a very...
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    Help for Fybromyalgia Flare Ups

    Hi, I'm Sonique50 and I Have Fybromyalgia. Is There Anything Anyone in the Forum Can Suggest to Do if You've Used Epsom Salts, the So Called Miracle Cure All, And Have Found That Though it Claims to Help Fybromyalgia it Actually Made Mine So Much Worse? And Has Anyone had a Similar Experience &...
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