Fibromyalgia and wrist pain

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Do wear support wrist straps to help to rest your hand and wrist and wear these when you go to bed to hep support the hand and wrist. Make sure that you have a healthy and well balanced diet and drink plenty of fluids, especially water so as not to get dehydrated. About 2 litres a day is recommended.
Other symptoms include needle-like tingling of the skin, nerve pain, muscle aches and spasms, weakness in the limbs, functional bowel disturbances, and chronic sleep disturbances. Although fibromyalgia usually presents with chronic widespread pain, pain may also be localized in areas such as the shoulders, neck, low back, hips, or other areas. The cause of fibromyalgia is often hereditary or due to a physical or emotional trauma or due to lingering infection in the body such as due to mono.
I have read a lot about wrist pain - as i also have it. It is associated with many many different related disorders - i would look into any disorder associated with inflammation or swelling - perhaps, fibro, lupus, thyroid, etc. Just a thought - good luck!
I am a mid 30's female with moderate finger and wrist pain for over 1.5 years. My physician and Rheumatologist has R/O RA, Lupus, Lyme and other autoimmune illness. Family physician believes that I have Fibromyalgia but Rheumatologist disagrees. I have no typical tender points. I am being treated successfully for depression w/ Cymbalta. I also take Ambien daily due to recent sleeping difficulties. This pain is very frustrating and takes strong prescription medication to relieve.
I have hand, wrist and ankle pain as well as in the arms and legs. This is soft tissue and muscle pain not joint or bone. It is worse in the morning and during the night. No tests revealed the problem so far. It's not related to my type one diabetes. Anyone else out there had this problem?
It gets so bad that I cannot climb stairs by the end of the night without difficulty. I have difficulty writing due to the hand and wrist pain. I am stiff and sore in the joints in the mornings, it gets better during the day and then the pain is severe in the evenings. I have had blood tests for Lupus, Rhematoid arthritis, lymes and parvo and they have been all negative. I also have chronic neck, back and hip pain. This has been going on for a long time now, over a year.
It gets so bad that I cannot climb stairs by the end of the night without difficulty. I have difficulty writing due to the hand and wrist pain. I am stiff and sore in the joints in the mornings, it gets better during the day and then the pain is severe in the evenings. I have had blood tests for Lupus, Rhematoid arthritis, lymes and parvo and they have been all negative. I also have chronic neck, back and hip pain. This has been going on for a long time now, over a year.
Its been there for 2 years. It gives me a slight pain when hold heavier objects and if I press on it.
in childhood dislocated pinky pain went up arm and caused twitching and never went away, also happened after multiple sprains in left side in ankle now all joints hurt on left side, migraines mainly left side that turns from pain to numb pain with eye fluttering. wrist and ankle on the L side get painful way past a ten and then start to turn cold along with pins and needles...also I ache in the rest of my joints and have a radiating pain in the small of my back.
I will try the splint at night and exercises for wrist. When I can't tolerate the pain any longer then maybe I will look into surgery.
I have been diagnosed with herniated disks, bone spurs in right shoulder and cervical spine. I also have a blown disk in lower spine. I am 71 years old and outside of the pain issue, I am pretty healthy. The only med I am required to take is Synthroid. I have recently been experiencing pain that seems to be related. It starts along the outside of my right wrist, extends to the heel of the hand and terminates in the middle finger. The finger seems swollen a bit, and is very painful.
He is trying self-medicating 1000mg of naproxen sodium/day to see if that helps at all with the pain to try to get some quality of life back. Could this be fibromyalgia and if so what treatment could he try, to deal with it? Any ideas?
Wnet through SEVERE post-partum depression and thought I would die!! The pain comes and goes and I have flares sometimes lasting months. Have seen several Rheumatology docs and they all mentioned possibility of Fibro. In 2006, became pregnant with kid #2. Felt good during pregnancy then the arthritis/fibromyalgia is working OT. I have never felt worse.
extreme fatigue (exhaustion) intolerant to cold Raynauld's syndrome severe headaches severe nausea dizzy spells rapid heartrate hair falling out heavy feeling on my chest shortness of breath joint pain (knees, hips, ankes, feet, wrist and fingers) pain across my shoulders into neck pain in flank area (right & left) numbness and tingling in feet occasional diarrhea red rash on cheeks
Hi, Your symptoms are characteristic features of. Fibromyalgia . It is manifested with muscle pain and stiffness , Neck and shoulder pain is the main clinical feature . Presence of tender points , fatigue , sleeplessness are all associated with the syndrome . The treatment comprises of physical therapy , analgesics , rest and a stress free environment .
You may want to have the doctors look into this if you do. If your pain persists I think you should mention the notion of Fibromyalgia and ask to be referred to a Rheumatologist.
I was up all night last night with knee, hip, ankle, shoulder and even neck pain. I was tossing and turning in pain even after taking the Requip and an over the counter sleep aid. Even before the leg problem started, I had really bad insomnia. I was diagnosed with depression, anxiety, ADD etc. The only one I believe I have is ADD and the medicine I am on really helps me. I have a lot of abdominal pain. I have had ovarian cysts and kidney stones in the past.
Borderline slow sensory nerve conduction veiocity noted in the first, second and third finger-wrist and palm-wrist segments of both median nerves. Boredrline prolonged terminal latency noted in the left median nerve. Normal sensory and motor NCV's with normal amplitudes noted in the other segments of tested nerves of both upper extremities. Tested nerves include both median, right ulnar and the right radial sensory.
Then I was at a store and bent down but could not get up, it hurt but was more of a weakness, but it increased to severe pain in knees, lower back, hands and wrist, ankles top of foot, shoulders and neck and facial pain.The pain got worse and I gained weight fast, it was water weight, I had fluid build up in both knees and shoulders, ankles and hands. I also have chronic sinusitis and a perferated nasal septum do to numerous infections and steroid nose spray.
I'm not a doctor, but I do have fibro and I have the same symptoms. I hate the tingling and burning pain! I've tried several different fibro meds but didn't like the way they made me feel. So, for now, I just take ibuprofin and use ice packs. I love the ice packs! I hope this helps.
I was on lyrica and had side effects, I noticed the swelling in my legs arms, and additional pain in my elbows, wrist, knees and ankels. I finally related lyrica with migraines and immediately stop taking it. You ask, does it get better??? I can remember having seven weeks in '03 of a pain free life after rec'v Dilaudid at one of many emergency room visits. It hasn't gotten better for me, I've had to stop working and I'm now rec'v disablity.
Both books describe and explain the pain and known pathology of fibromyalgia and also explain what is known about it's correlation with other diseases/conditions including but not limited to: MS, Chiari 1 malformation, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis etc. 1. All About Fibromyalgia By: Daniel J. Wallace, M.D. Janice Brock Wallace, M.P.A. I have met and seen Dr. Wallace personally, and he is an expert Rheumatologist.
He said the wrist and hand paid wouldn't be carpal tunnel since my EMG and Nerve Conduction test were normal. He also said he did not think I had a neurological problem since I had no signs of nerve damage but thought I should go see a Rhumatologist for a Fibromyalgia evaluation. At this point I am not sure where to go. Do you think the hand and foot symptoms are related? Would Fibromyalgia make sense? I though that was mainly muscular leg and back pain and affected primarily women.
Do you think the hand and foot symptoms are related? Would Fibromyalgia make sense? I though that was mainly muscular leg and back pain and affected primarily women. Your advice would be greatly appreciated. Scott Dear Scott, Fibromyalgia is a disorder that typically presents after a period of inactivity, a muscle of group of muscles become tender and painful. The neck and sholders are the most frequent sites. Sometimes firm tender zones can be palpated within the muscle.
Is this arthritis? I will get sudden, painful shifts in my right wrist, but the pain goes away after a few seconds as the wrist seems to ease itself back into place. (No visible shifts, just felt internally.) Previously this only happened in one small spot in my hand--at the bony prominence that's about an inch and a half away, in a straight line, from the crease between thumb and forefinger.
I have the cool, tingling in my wrist and hands. I always associated this with nerve pain, as it is not an out word "cold". I do get spasms in my muscles, sometimes unbelievable painful, sharp. I also get dizzy often, and have a hard time with memory. my short term is the worst. I can't do simple recall more than 2 or three numbers. I also can't remember order. example: catering, I was told to assemble a sandwich in a certain order so they would all be the same.
I can’t help but wonder if they are all related to each other, if they are all symptoms of fibromyalgia, or if something else is coexisting with fibromyalgia. Diagnosed with IBS and Lactose Intolerance at age 15 Eczema Joint pain and stiffness since Nov. ‘07 Extreme fatigue Finger swelling upon waking since Feb. ‘08 Recent finger swelling when I get hot, and additional slight all over swelling (non-pitting) Absent menstruation since Dec.
It said if you think about how you feel when you've got the absolute WORST flu that you've ever had - the pain and fatigue - and multiply that by AT LEAST 10 and that's how a fibro patient feels 24/7, 365 days a year. HIT THE NAIL ON THE HEAD EXACTLY FOR ME!! Absolutely DO NOT feel ahsamed or like you have "given up" by getting a disability scooter.
I have pain and swelling in my right ankle and wrist and pain in the base of my neck on the right side.
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