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Hi everyone! My question is how do I ask for something stronger without sounding like a "pill seeker" or drug abuser? My Lortab 10mg is like regualr tylenol to my pain. They already have me on Cymbalta, Lyrica, Lortab10mg, Soma, Xanax an...
jennifer567 | Last answer
Is there anyone taking the Lyrica that it is causing major lower back pain? This pain is different from the fibro pain, this is like a urinary/kidney problem. Somewhere I read that Lyrica can cause that type of problem. That for some ...
jlc5155 | Last answer
Sorry if this has been asked before but what's everyone's opinion on the best place to live for fibromyalgia. The cold and damp make me hurt so I'm thinking a desert location. Anyone have an opinion on San Diego or Tuscon? thanks!
pixifer | Last answer
Since I've had Fibromyalgia, I have constant bursitis in my greater trocanter (hip bursa) as well as a constant inflammation of my SI joints. I receive shots in my hips every few months, sometimes monthly. I do the exercises given t...
maelyn | Last answer
Hi I'm interested to know if there are many FMS sufferers who have a RH Neg blood type. I have seen quite a few people on forums who have FMS and are also RH Neg. Does anyone know if there is a connection? I would be very intereste...
sislevi | Last answer
1mg qid Risperidone with 500mg each of Rhodiola and Ashwagandha.
Conscious_Living | Posted
I have wondered often over the last few years if I have Fibromyalgia, but have never asked a doctor about it because I don't seem to have the tender points. I'm wondering how many of these symptoms are "common" for fibromyalgia. Or mayb...
joeykttn | Last answer
Is it possible for fibromyalgia to "settle" in your knees? Over the last 10-15 yrs I first had severe elbow pain, thought it was from carrying my purse and heavy shopping bags, then my pain gradually moved to my feet "ie." plantar fasci...
LindaTX | Last answer
Do any fibromyalgia sufferers have a problem with severe fluid retention? I need to spend the majority of my life in bed, but when I do venture out, say go shopping, have lunch out, go for a walk with my dog, my body gets bigger the lo...
inpainalot1 | Posted
I have had Fibromyalgia and CFS for 20 years. Has anyone had any problems with SEVERE muscle cramps and is it from the Fibro? Mine always hit the inside thigh muscle and are as bad as labor pains. They actually build and release just ...
Sweetgirl53 | Last answer
Good Morning - I was wondering if anyone has unusual issues with anger/irritability as a result of their fibromyalgia? If so, how do you deal with it? I find myself getting so irritated with sounds, smells, etc. and then I just explod...
wanting4#1 | Last answer
I'm 17, and ever since I can remember I've had muscle spasms in my body. I've had it checked by the doctors who said it was nothing. I have anxiety issues and get stressed easily. Quite recently, I've been getting bloated with stomach pa...
Catlover2503 | Posted
Recently, my fibro symptoms (which in my case are secondary to Lyme disease) have been acting up such that all of my furniture feels too hard. In other words, it hurts to be in bed. I'm losing a lot of much needed sleep either because ...
wonko | Last answer
I have noticed worsening pain it seems when I lie down, which contributes to my insomnia.
kj4301 | Last answer
Ok, I have heard of all of these medications and I realize that everyone is different. I am currently being tested for all kind of muscle disorders and autoimmune disorders so am pretty sure that soon, I will be told to take one of these...
lvfrogs | Last answer
Hi, I am new here and am not sure where to start.... did anyone here who was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia start with debilitating fatigue as their first noticeable symptom? Since the beginning of this September I was hit with a profuond ...
theotherserena | Posted
How severely does the fog get. I can't remember any thing .I can't remember my child hood ,my children growing up . Family event's or even that happened last week. I am only 59 I'm scared to death that this is going to get worse
Dreadnought | Last answer
I have an endocrine doctor, for my Addison's Disease, (My pituitary gland near kidneys) and for my Hypothyroidism (Thyroid gland) And I recently got tested for LH, FSH, and Estradiol, and my levels were: Estradiol- 7. LH- 0.3 & FSH- 0.7....
daniixoxoo | Last answer
Hi, i just would like to hear from people who actually have this disorder, not what people have read off the internet. Thanks. What i would mainly like to know is how the tingling of Fibromyalgia feels, like where do you get it, how ofte...
sammycung | Last answer
My doc just prescribed Lyrica to me b/c he thinks it's possible I have Fibro....I have all the symptoms....I'm also on Vicodin from another doc for severe headaches.....in order for me to function and get up and go to work, I must take a...
tinyjennyl2002 | Last answer
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