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    My Doctor thinks I may have Fibro

    Hi new here and looking for answers....I have been in chronic pain for 5 years now, started out with being thrown off a horse and having a car accident. This ruptured 2 disks and now in Addition I have DDD with severe nerve impingement and spinal stenosis. I have been treated for that long...
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    Blood Tests Okay But Still Having Issues

    Hey all, I have been traveling down this road for nearly 2 years, it started with a motorcycle accident, went into a year of bladder symptoms (urgency, frequency, diagnosed with pelvic floor but still having problems after PT) this whole time I had fog and other issues. NOw that I am trying to...
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    Pain is getting worse, don't know what to do!

    I was diagnosed about 4 years ago with fibromyalgia. The pain has always been mild for the most part, occasionally moderate. My pain is a deep ache all over my body. Feels like my bones hurt. The last couple months the pain has been getting worse. I've also started having pretty severe pain in...
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    frustrated with generic symptoms

    Hi, I am new to this site but reading the posts has helped me feel like I am not alone. My journey started in Aug 2009. I had generic symptoms, starting with swelling in my hands and fatigue. I have been to several specialists each time a "new" symptom would appear and every test would come...
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    Fibromyalgia symptoms

    To clear up a few things the psych said that seem to have you concerned: "can take time to diagnose" -- let me explain briefly why. First, the EMG shows abnormalities. The "time" is to be sure that those abnormalities aren't something ELSE. (Remember, many things affect nerves and muscles)...
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    Some UMN Questions if you don't mind

    HI Folks I have a couple of questions. Most of my symptoms (other than my arms) seem to be UMN according to my neuro. I did email her, but wanted to ask those of you with real life experience if this is normal UMN type of thing or something else. My pain levels are increasing quite a bit...
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    weakness vs fatigue

    Fatigue of a muscle: •Physiology. The decreased capacity or complete inability of an organism, an organ, or a part to function normally because of excessive stimulation or prolonged exertion. This is what usually has been happening to me for years now. My muscle tone had been tight from...
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    Does anyone share my symptoms?

    I am a 28 year old female and have been living with chronic pain for the past 4 years. I haven't been officially diagnosed with anything other than fibromyalgia. My symptoms would come and go in pretty regular patterns and last for about 4-7 days. No medications helped. I was difficult to...
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