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2004 Chiari Decompression Surgery

I had chiari decompression surgery @ the University of Miami in 2004. I also have fibromyalgia. The symptoms I'm about to describe confuse me as to which is causing it. I have episodes of sever brain fog mixed with poor motor skills. I have the normal fibro pain all over which I don't think has any relation to chiari. Can anyone please help me.
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620923 tn?1452915648
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  Hi and welcome to the Chiari forum,

Have u ever been tested for Ehlers-Danlos? it can cause the all over pain similar to Fibro, and in fact I was mis-Dx'd with fibro....and then told it was the EDS....

EDS can also cause symptoms similar to those prior to ur decompression, so very Chiari like...in that u can have the brain fog, motor skills lacking etc...

EDS is a related condition to Chiari....so I would start there.....
3112631 tn?1356653557
Like Selma, I too was misdiagnosed with fibromyalgia about two years after my first decompression. After my second (more complete decompression) my fibro symptoms disappeared completely.
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