I have been battling any diagnosis, but have always had a lot of pain. After suffering a traumatic event over a year ago i developed symptoms of tingling and numbness and crawlimg sensations in my left leg. Now when i get hot the thigh gets more irritated and my heel tingles a little. I have had all the mris ect that dont show any problems including ms. Does this sound like fibromyalgia? Dr suggested the possibility
Hi there, reading your symptoms, it very much sounds like fibro. There are different levels of severity. There are 18 pressure points in your body and to receive an official diagnosis of fibro you must confirm to having it in 11 of the 18 pressure points. It's one of the most complex illnesses. I haven't had a day in almost 10yrs without pain. I can't explain it other than to say it's like having toothache all over. On a really bad day I can't bear clothes touching my skin because it's so sensitive to touch. Crazy I know. Going for days with no sleep is a really cruel part of the fibro. You just can't function. Muddled up impossibility concentrating. The list goes on and on. If u need a friend to let off some steam and get some survival tips from there's plenty on here xxLinda
If the doctor suggested it I would ask him, "so what do we do now?" Ask a referral to a specialist, I see a rheumatologist and he is very good. It seems that some here see neurologists, so get the referral so you can figure it out.
Linda can I ask you for more information about the 18 pressure points etc ? My doctor has told me I have Fibromyalgia and from reading about it I have no doubt that it is what I certainly have, but I'm not too sure about these 18 pressure points. Thankyou
Personally. ..It sounds like to me....U do all those things at different times of the period that u have FIBROMALGIA! I have had FIBROMALGIA for 12 years n those symptoms have came up over the years at different times for me!!! It's real hard to Identify Fibromalgia n usually a RHEUMOTOID DR CAN ID IT,there's no machines or blood tests can tell them about this condition though. It's all over pain like the Flu,. ..However Flu goes away eventually w meds,Not Fibromalgia, Its there to stay! Sometimes u think its in remission but it's jus tease! U never stop hurting but sometimes it's worse than others,if ur new on here READ ALL THE STORIES...Everyone has a different story, BUT ...."ALL HAVE .ALL OVER PAIN!"! U also get other conditions, n diseases like me I have Auto immune disease...ANKLYLOSING SPONDYLITIS WHICH IS Severe Arthritis all over,U have 26:bones in your spine n He Arthritis is all of them according to the Doc..N a MRI,CT SCAN N OTHER XRAYS....Blood tests also shows it ! Also have Diabetes 2,COPD STAGE2, OSTEOPOROSIS, OSTEOARTHRITIS, TENDONITIS IN BOTH ARMS ,From excercise, which u have to do certain excercise when u have FIBROMALGIA BC u MESSING w tendons ,muscles n bones that's a NO,NO! Afterwards u hurt worse w Fibromalgia but if u don't excercise a little bit u stiffened up n that's worse n my grandaughter has it also ....AND IT CAN B HEREDITARY ! I know alot people have inherit romantic family members.It's usually from a trauma somehow in ur body that's caused it .U over work ur body ,over n over or a Infection that never healed right or something like a accident r Several deaths which have effected terribly bad n too short of time,it does a number of stress on ur body.... Hope this helps u ? Sweetest dreams to you n Nice soft hugs to you! !!! Charlene F .♡♡♡
Hello sweetie, I'm sorry I'm just getting back to you. The best way to see exactly where the pressure points are rather than me trying to explain where they are is just type 18 pressure points of fibromyalgia into your browser and there will be a front and back image identifying exact location. The most painful ones for me are in the inside of my knees not the bones it's the flesh. It's agonising. My whole torso aches. I would bet my life you've got fibro. Sleep deprivation is a killer and fuzzy head, forgetfulness, your body is so sensitive that you can't scratch if your itchy, the list goes on and on. Xxx