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Is Burning Skin, Especially On The Back Along With Pain Throughout The Body Considered A Fibro, Flare Up? Thanks!

Is Burning Skin, Especially On The Back Along With Pain Throughout The Body Considered A Fibro, Flare Up? Thanks!

It's very cold here but I am mostly indoors. A friend said the cold triggers flare ups and also Summer humidity triggers them also...ugh
What to do??
The burning/sensitive skin, any suggestions for that?
Thank you!!

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Leave it alone, it will pass. No touching, rubbing, massaging, blowing air on it, nothing at all. Worst case scenario benzodiazepines might help but need prescription.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have the burning/sensitive skin especially after a shower. I have learned not to take really hot showers which I love. I also have HORRIBLE breakouts on my legs. Dermatologist can't figure it out but they itch also. I only take a shower every other day in the winter, use a great moisturizer but also turn the water to cool for a few seconds. Yes, it is uncomfortable but after that, I turn the water back hotter and you don't have to make it very hot for it to feel great after the colder water. It has made a TREMENDOUS improvement in that stinging and tingling of my skin. I live in GA so every other day in the summer is NOT an option. Maybe the colder water will even feel good then.

posted about 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I would say yes .I also get flare ups with certain foods .and the burning sensation is horrible and painful

posted about 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Magnesium rub or Epsom salts bath
Cold air can definitely flare your skin

posted over 1 year ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Thanks!

posted about 1 year ago
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