swelling

  1. B

    Hello! Been diagnosed for 8 years now!

    Hi, I'm 20 years old and was diagnosed with fibro when I was 12 after 3 hospitalizations, a case of gastritis, mild encephalitis, and some confusing test results lol. To be honest, I feel like it may still be a last-ditch diagnosis, or, since it is a syndrome, a diagnosis that doesn't quite...
  2. S

    could it be so?

    Tell me what you guys think, and let me know if what I have may be fibro, thanks! Also, please keep in mind that all symptoms have been reoccurring for at least 10 years, most symptoms happened everyday: 1. Sharp pain in my right shoulder blade (feels like there has been a knot in my shoulder...
  3. A

    Trying to find the best treatment

    Hi all fellow sufferers, I been in pain for at least 4 years, been going crazy thinking its all in my head. I finely told my Doctor I can't do this anymore. He looked into some "new" things for him and tested me for Fibro and send me to a Neurologist. And guess what? I am not crazy! Now I am...
  4. M

    New here, finally!

    If this is confusing at all - I apologize...I am trying to condense tons of information into this space while sick in bed...home from work. My name is "Meesha". I am a military wife of 17 years, this year. Mother of 6: 5 boys and 1 girl. I live in the Northwest with my husband and two boys...
  5. M

    Spots of my skin burns but no rash or swelling

    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...
  6. B

    New Member

    Hello, I may be unique in that I am here on behalf of the victim, my Mom, who I believe suffers from fibromyalgia. I can offer the point of view of an outside observer and from what I've read so far her symptoms are close to many of yours. She also has cardiomyopathy and swelling in her feet...
  7. H

    Newly Diagnosed

    Hello, I am new to the group, having been diagnosed by my GP in February 2015 with Fibromyalgia. I started having pain in the back of my right knee one day, and then it mysteriously disappeared two days later, but that same day, my fingers were sore. The next week continued with sore wrists...
  8. Quando62

    Hand Pain WORSE and WORSE!

    I have problems with swelling a lot but sometimes quite severe. I will swell in my feet, ankles, legs, hands and wrists. The swelling will get bad enough that I have stage 1 pitting. When i have this swelling I becomes so stiff i can barely walk. My fingers I will not be able to close into a...
  9. D

    lost and confused

    Help needed in Ohio. I'm having what I believe to be new onset of symptom and possible side effects from nortriptyline 60mg, now reduced to 40mg per rheumatologist. Here is a list of my other conditions; IBS since 1995, OAB since 2007 with neuro-stimulator placement 2014, RLS since 2007 I take...
  10. J

    Does anyone ever swell like this?

    When I walk too much, (which is like going to the grocery store) my feet swell up like crazy, and if I type or sew too much my fingers swell. The swelling in my ankles and feet goes all the way up to my knees. Does anyone else swell like this. I do not have rheumatoid arthritis, and my...
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