Discussions By Condition: Fibromyalgia

I feel your pain

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • January 26, 2011
  • 07:12 PM

I was 'diagnosed' at age 15 (I am 21 now) but felt the pain as early as 5. My prayers are with you and your child during this tough time. The reason I say I was 'diagnosed' was because the doctors said it was a fake disorder and it was just in my head. I am not one to let the pain get in my way to prevent me from doing anything however I know that I am suffering from severe pain all over my body. It is not arthritis and I have gone to many various doctors trying to determine what is wrong with me. I am hyper-flexible, have connective joint tissue disorder (whatever that means), sleep apnea, ADHD, was diagnosed bipolar before but don't feel it anymore, have a deviated septum, have weak hips, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, and then the doctors give up after awhile. I think they make stuff up to get me out of the office.
You'll be fine just keep your head up, get plenty of sleep and remember that everything you do will affect your child. I noticed that walks (as painful as they can be at first) are very rewarding over time.
God bless.

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  • im a 22 year old male and i have been suffering with all kinds of aches i suffer a constant burning growing type pain in both knees hips and lower back i feel like life has robbed me of my youth how can i enjoy myself now with so much pain i take lycria not sure on the spelling but that dosent work and just makes me into a zombie i also have to suffer with diabetes and depression which is a constant nightmare i wish there was something i could do to make me feel better and shake of the muscle pains :( my life i feel has been taken out of my hands and now i have to live in constant pain :( :( the doctors here in the uk are rubbish iv had numerous blood tests a emg test and two mris iv also had 4 different xrays and they cant seem to find anything my main pains are my lower back and my knees i dont get swelling or redness just constant burning will it ever end .................:(
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