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I Have New Doctor And I Dont Know What Meds To Ask For. Also New Symptom Rib Pain. Any One Else??

I Have New Doctor And I Dont Know What Meds To Ask For. Also New Symptom Rib Pain. Any One Else??

Its in my spine and mid back into my ribs. At times it feels as tho someone is sitting on my ribs. Its getting worst and usually is towards the evening. I figure i have done to much so i lay down then i fall asleep and sleep all day up all night with same pain. So its not rest. Its driving me insane. Makes me tired cuz it hurts so bad
I have used pain tape so much it rips my skin off. Tho it helped at first now i get spazams when i dont use it. I dont know what to take who to ask and im at… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

It could be costshondritis which is an inflammation the chest wall. Many of us with fibro have had it. It seems to be another fibro symptom. It took 2 er visits before they diagnosed me. Ask your doctor about it. I take ibuprofen and use ice packs to get the inflammation down. I hope you feel better.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Ive dealt with this issue for years. The burning, sharp pain in my ribs from my spine to my sides. It coukd get so bad it hurt to breathe. I would prop myself on the couch with pillows under my arms to prevent movement. My specialist prescribed 30mg then 60 mg of duloxetine with the lyrica I was already on. Only then did i get relief. I still get flares of it, but its never as bad as it was before duloxetine.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes I have been experiencing those pains especially in my ribcage area. It feels like you have on the tightest corset and something is still pulling it tight. Its the worst. I looked into it. There is the condition called the MS Hug. It might be the problem.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

It could also be a type of inflammation in between the ribs. Might need an anti inflammatory.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

why does he or she have you on so many meds? there are side effects with these medicatoins

posted over 3 years ago
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