... I live in Brisbane Australia, i have been reading the board and now have decided to join. ... (12 replies)
... hi shelly,
if you go to the fibromyalgia site they used to have a long list you can print out and fill out to see what your symptoms are. it used to be here at the top but has been gone for some time. it helps to see it all on paper.
you are perimeno for sure. giggle. i am post meno. i had an easy ride. much of what you say is stress or anxiety related. the breathing, the... (2 replies)
... Welcome to the Board Holly. ... (7 replies)
... Well, I started reading this board because my doc told me I had fibro, gave me a script for Tramadol, and sent me home. ... (9 replies)
... Good morning Bee - I went over most of the posts also. I think you are right on the button when you say you are either early Fibro OR something else. If you think -- and you know your body best -- if you think there is another thing going on, then pursue it.
Bee did you get my note (about 3 back) about the different diagnoses that I thought you could look into? The one... (37 replies)
... mostly because my pain is on the left and it always makes me think it's my heart. You can do a search on costochondritis on this board and you will find a lot of information. I just wanted to let you know, you are not alone. ... (1 replies)
... If you type in costochondritis at the top of the board, you should be able to get a lot of info. I know since I have been a member there have been lots of posts about this. ... (12 replies)
... Is it just me, or does everybody here with Fibromyalgia feel that they could visit EVERY board because of all their symptoms? ... (5 replies)
... Jeremy Thanks! Well I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and having Costochondritis about 5 years ago. I did take pain meds, muscle relaxers, and also had trigger point injections. Nothing made me feel better. ... (6 replies)
... Hello KarenMA,
Welcome to the board. Just to say that you are in the right place for support and understanding.
From what you describe, it does indeed sound like fibro. The costochondritis (which I know all about unfortunately) is something that won't just go away quickly. I had repeated steroid injections into my ribs for this. It does seem to take a while for the... (6 replies)
... oms described with fibro, but I don't know if I have it. I sometimes think if someone would put a name to what I'm feeling, I could move on with things. I've had costochondritis now since October and it won't go away. I have pain in my left arm sometimes. ... (6 replies)
... oms described with fibro, but I don't know if I have it. I sometimes think if someone would put a name to what I'm feeling, I could move on with things. I've had costochondritis now since October and it won't go away. I have pain in my left arm sometimes. ... (1 replies)
... which they can only come up with costochondritis as the problem. Why would that last 7 months? ... (13 replies)