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  • CFS/FM could be hypothyroidism type 2

    LordUgh 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia April 7, 2012 03:52 PM

    Hello, One day in September of 2001, I went to bed feeling fine. The next morning I woke up feeling like I hadn't slept. I went to be early that day and tried to get 12+ hours of sleep. Same thing happened again and again. Days turned into weeks and weeks into months. For the next 9.5...

  • Trauma in larynx, and root of the mouth. One error and terrible life after

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia March 23, 2012 04:50 PM

    Right after panendoscopy under general anesthesia my sister got trauma with serious problem in the mouth, jaw, ears, roof of the mouth, trachea, neck, lungs and now problem with muscles and all joints. Her left side damaged more, since trauma happened on that side.Please look at the link and help...

  • Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Migraines, and Psoriasis?

    abgalloway 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia January 18, 2012 01:26 AM

    I was diagnosed with migraines and psoriasis in my preteen-early teen years. I was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome this year, right after I turned 22. I've read different articles saying things like psoriasis could be caused from the immune system attacking itself....

  • Disagree with 'Fibromyalgia Quiz'?

    BG2heu 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia September 25, 2011 10:14 PM

    In my many years of having this condition, I have found it to be related to Mono, herpes and CFS (no need to rule this out) and have no symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis (Question 6 which must be ruled out). As elusive as this problem is, it is hard to make a quiz that contains much truth as the...

  • living with fibro

    jkucks 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia August 11, 2011 04:46 AM

    I am 29 yrs old and have suffered with fibro since before they knew what it was. I also deal with degeneratvie disc disorder. There are a lot of opinons regaurding fibro, there are many degrees of fibro. It is a muscular disorder so every muscle is susceptible to it. Some people are more mobile...

  • no Deep Sleep: alternatives to Amitriptyline?

    tohorizon 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia June 13, 2011 07:07 PM

    Does anybody have experiences with alternatives to Amitriptyline? Apparently a part of fibromyaligia I suffer from near inability to get into deep sleep, i.e. part of my brain/mind doesn't ever shut down (my specialist calls it "alpha- EEG anomaly", I haven't heard many people using this term)....

  • Nausea, loss of appetite with fibro and IBS?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia April 14, 2011 04:25 PM

    I have had fibro and accompanying IBS for many years. Along with both, I get days (3-8 a year) when I will wake up feeling like I have a strange flu. I will go from having a normal appetite one day, to no appetite the next, along with varying degrees of nausea and increased bowel movements. My...

  • has anyone else suffered from anorexia or repetative damage or connective tissue dise

    soooootired 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia February 1, 2011 11:50 AM

    :confused: Hello my fellow fibro friends, I have been searching for answers. I wanted to know if anyone else have had any of these conditions and what has been your exsperience?

  • I feel your pain

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia 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...

  • Is this part of Fibormyalgia?

    lilcee 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia January 10, 2011 02:42 AM

    About a month ago I went to the Mayo Clinic ER with chest pains. They did a stress test, and injected some stuff in me while I was on the tread mill and did a heart scan. Also ekg. They said my heart was fine and it was prob the Fibro.The last couple of weeks I've been feeling like all the blood is...

  • abdomen pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia January 5, 2011 08:48 PM

    Could someone help me I started throwing up two days ago ahd diarrhea and now all of that is gone now i am stuck with nausea constant burning in upper stomach fatigue loss of appetite cramping sometimes Just wanted some suggestions on what it could be cause its very uncomfortable thanks so much

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  • is it really fibro??? some one please help

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia December 2, 2010 02:23 AM

    Hello and thank you for reading this! I am 26 years old. this all started when i was about 16 my back and knees started hurting..when i was 18 i was diagnosied with hypothryoidism i took synthroid until i was 26. I had a baby at 21 pregnancy went great, i did have gestational diabeties i had daily...

  • Has anyone heard of this as a Fibro problem?

    ladynokturna 2 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia October 18, 2010 04:11 AM

    Hello,I have had bad jaw pain and limited ability to open my mouth for about a year now. I have seen two Oral Surgeons and both say I have TMJ disorder. I have also been dealing with bad neck, upper spine, thigh, and wrist pain for over two years. My Rheumatologist said I have most symptoms of...

  • Many of you here have been half undiagnosed!! please read

    taniaaust1 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia September 12, 2010 05:48 AM

    Im someone who has had chronic fatigue immunity dysfunction sydrome (severe case) for the past 13 years and on looking about this fibro section, I can see that many of you actually have undiagnosed CFIDS. http://wwcoco.com/cfids/bernesx.html A quarter of those who have fibro end up developing CFIDS...

  • Fibro after Myfascial Pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia August 26, 2010 03:16 PM

    So 12 years ago I was diagnosed with Myofascial pain and over the 3 years year I have had a lot of the symptoms of Fibro. I was just diganosed in March. Do you think its possible for it to set it after that much time has passed?

  • Doctors only test blood and urine. What do I have?

    reagentman 2 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia July 21, 2010 06:17 PM

    I am writing on behalf of my girlfriend who has been suffering from odd symptoms for 3 weeks now. It started overnight as just pain and cramping in the bladder and abdomen, but quickly developed random shooting pains throughout the body (particularly the knees and hands). She also complained about...

  • Not Fibromyalgia, vitamin D deficiency

    Anonymous 4 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia April 5, 2010 06:09 PM

    I was misdiagnosed by two different rheumatologists who said I had Fibromyalgia. I was on Lyrica for two years! Finally my family doctor decided to check Vitamin D level, and it was extremely low, and my symptoms matched osteomalacia. I weaned off Lyrica, started taking Vitamin D supplements and...

  • Is this part of Fibormyalgia?

    lilcee 6 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia March 30, 2010 06:20 PM

    I was diagnosed with Fribro a few months ago after many tests and years of pain.Lately I've been getting pain in my middle back - just below my bra line. (all along the T4 - T7 area I think) When I use my arms - as in cooking, cleaning, reaching for things, driving etc - it causes the pain to be...

  • 19 years old/M/Please help

    Sneakysloth 0 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia December 26, 2009 06:01 AM

    Hi all, happy holidays. I was wondering if my story sounds like FMS or MPS to you guys:I suffered a strain of some sort when I was doing a right-handed grip strength exercise exactly two years ago (I was 17). When this happened, I felt a sharp pain in my back and the right side of my trunk was...

  • help me

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Fibromyalgia November 16, 2009 07:16 PM

    I am a 28 year old female. I am always so tired that by the time I wake up, take a shower and get ready for work I feel that I need a nap. Some days my body aches so bad that it hurts to move or for anyone to touch me. Some spells are worse. I have severe pain in my hip or wrist, extreme headaches,...

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