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Scalded Mouth Feeling

Scalded Mouth Feeling

Those of you who have burning mouth syndrome or something similar, is it constant or does it come and go? If it comes and goes, have you determined what causes it to flare up? Seems like sometimes it is after chewing food, any food really, a portion of my tongue and gums and cheek feel scalded. After a while, it will calm down. Is this a familiar occurance to anyone else but me? This is a new symptom over the last 4 months. I am on no medication for fibro. I have only treated myself with… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

No bumps that aren't normally there, no. Mine is in the back portion of my right side. Sometimes it feels scalded, sometimes like something is sitting… read more

posted 5 days ago

Bottom Of Feet Feel Like Burning

Bottom Of Feet Feel Like Burning

Does anyone deal w/ bottom of their feet feel like they're burning?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

KittyMaMa42 Thank you. never heard of the nerve tracings.

posted 2 days ago

Flu Jab??

Flu Jab??

Hi fibro family,I'm after advice on getting the flu vaccination this year? Have never had one and I'm very anxious I may have a reaction?do you recommend it or not??

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Thank you edwina,I appreciate your reply,my instincts are telling me not to have one,I should listen to my gut feeling

posted 5 days ago

Brain MRI

Brain MRI

Hi Everyone:
I was referred to a Neurologist by my GP and he has ordered a brain MRI scheduled in about a month. I have done about 3 MRIs over the years, knees cervical spine and lower back/hips. The MRI for the cervical spine was the worse so far because my head had to go in. I do not like being in such a confined space and had to take a sedative to keep me calm and even then I was anxious. I’m worried because I think they put something on your head in addition to you being in the machine.......

My… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Ive had a few and never had to a Cage

posted 2 days ago

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Those of you with burning mouth syndrome, does it ever make you feel very self conscious about speaking? Like fear that your tongue is not gonna work right and you may trip over you words? Also, can you have burning mouth on one side of your mouth?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have had that happen to me, but I have always blamed it on my puffers for asthma. I figured I must not have rinsed my mouth well enough after using.… read more

posted 4 days ago

Anyone Wake Up Some Dizziness But Severe Oft Balance

Anyone Wake Up Some Dizziness But Severe Oft Balance

I'm terrified and has anyone had this??: I woke up feeling kinda dizzy but I literally had severe trouble walking!!!. I called my nurse friend and she said it was inner ear stuff. It got better after about 2hours but still feeling fuzzy in head w pressure. Been under SEVERE stress x5months trying to work on that and now This! Anyone else have this?

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I have had some dizziness and chills today so staying in and staying in bed mostly. God bless you all?

posted about 11 hours ago

Pins & Needles / Electric Shocks

Pins & Needles / Electric Shocks

Does anyone get pins and needles down there arms and constant electric shock in finger tips. My finger bounce around a keyboard constantly

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Yes I have had my hand on my mouse and it seems the nerves in my hand jump. Very weird feeling. I wonder if it is carpal tunnel syndrome doing that? I… read more

posted 4 days ago

Hi, Tips For Muscle Tightness Anyone????

Hi, Tips For Muscle Tightness Anyone????

This symptom I find very strange.... any muscle could be involved but they seem to instantly get so tense causing pain - and nothing really seems to help. It can really make me feel quite low sometimes..

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I use Muscle Mag by Wellness Resources - I buy it off of Amazon. When I go off it random muscles tighten up causing pain. Drives me crazy and causes… read more

posted 10 days ago

I Never Had Problems With Fibromyalgia My Entire Life - How Many Of You Have Fibro Because Of Trauma?

I Never Had Problems With Fibromyalgia My Entire Life - How Many Of You Have Fibro Because Of Trauma?

It has been three years since my brother's suicide. I never had pain like this before he died. Is this why I have Fibro? And, what can I do to get better. I am on tramadol which doesn't do a damn thing. Tired all the time. Went to see neurologist and he just told me to come off my thyroid meds but no other follow up - have to get my GP to send me back to him for pain management. I really don't want to be on… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Definitely take thyroid meds my Dr stated if I stopped mines I come expire after a year take your meds unless Dr says otherwise

posted 5 days ago

Heard The News Coronavirus Drug Discovery

Heard The News Coronavirus Drug Discovery

University of Pittsburgh, PA collaborated with other universities and discovered a molecule that may lead to a drug that offers both;
1. A reduction of severity of symptoms for people who have contracted COVID-19
2. As well as building immunology for people who have not yet contracted Covid.

https://triblive.com/local/regional/researchers...

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

straw34, you are welcome! Lol. I try to be helpful when I can, and thank you and everyone else for being so helpful and supportive of me.

posted about 10 hours ago
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