Fibromyalgia in spine

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Avatar n tn I also get numness in my legs in bed at night which is awful with tingling are these connected with fibromyalgia or arthritis which I suffer in my spine?
Avatar f tn SLE presents with the same symptoms as Rheumatoid arthritis but the joints of neck and spine are not affected in SLE but they are affected in RA. As you have pain in the spine along with other joints, the most probable diagnosis of your symptoms could be Rheumatoid arthritis. The diagnosis of RA can be confirmed after the following investigations-Anti CCP antibodies, Complete blood count, ESR, C-reactive protein, X rays and MRI of the joints.
Avatar f tn what is fibromyalgia? i am curious. My mother n law suffers from it and i am just curious what it is.
Avatar n tn Are there any specific treatments in chiropractic care for fibromyalgia? Please and thank you.
415098 tn?1214860436 Your doctor can identify if you have problems in enough of these areas to warrant a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, especially since you've already had the CT's, etc. Google the words "Fibromyalgia and tender points" and you should find a few web sites that talk about this in more detail. God Bless!
Avatar f tn I have had many symptoms over the last couple of years. Recently my Doctors have ruled out Lupus, MS, thyroid issues, diabetes.
358486 tn?1294779988 Fibromyalgia is known to occur after cervical spine injury. In a study done in Israel, almost 22% of the cervical spine injury patients developed Fibromyalgia.
1184051 tn?1264438908 Hi I am new to this site, but my doctor said in I probably have fibromyalgia about a year ago. I had an MRI done today and it came back negative. My dr. had me have the MRI because of increasing fatigue, tingling body parts, headaches, major memory problems! Now I have to go to a neurologist. I just feel that I will have a bunch of tests and they will say they don't know or label me with fibromyalgia, but do they take it as a serious condition?
1168938 tn?1327157832 Hi Jibs I've had 2 neuro's over the last 4 years but they concentrated on my myoclonic jerks, when I mentioned all pains etc they just said your muscles are bound to hurt because of the jerking, my jerks are in my torso and spine, that does not explain my muscle and joint pains in my arms, wrists and hands. I think because the myoclonus is visible they concentrate on that and can't see passed it.
Avatar n tn I'd say my energy levels havent always been great for as long as I remember but I can still run 5 or 6 mile runs almost 3 times per week. I am most concerned about fibromyalgia at this point. I saw a new rheumatologist today who did not rule it out. He did not examine me for the 18 points that I have read about. I told him that I had prostate problems in the past and I have had some constipation ehre and there since I was 19.
Avatar f tn Doctors have done MRI's, an EMG which showed a pinched nerve, a myelogram with a cat scan which showed a perfect spine and no pinched nerve. The pain is unbearable, I have headaches all the time, weakness in my left arm and shoulder, tingling and lightening bolt pains and spasms that shoot down my back and down my legs.
587071 tn?1218545987 Every thing came out okay but I still have the lumps.My family doctor thinks fibromyalgia is all in my head and its not a real disease.How ever the rumatodaligist thought the other way.Since I had know swelling of my joints they ruled out arthrities. Even though I dont think I have fibromyalgia it could be that I do.I just have a feeling that there is more going on with me.Some days I'm so scared because my body hurts so bad and I cant do any thing for it.
Avatar f tn what i'm basically wondering is, could it be possible that these symptoms are all related to my spinal problems and not fibromyalgia at all.
Avatar f tn 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.
Avatar n tn I had a neurosurgeon friend look at the EMG results and he said no signs of ALS. Since that time in the past 8 weeks I have very bad pain in my neck, shoulders, and arms. I have some pain in my collarbone. My low back and hips hurt too. My legs ache, primarily in my knees, on and off but this has been the case for most of my life. I also have RLS on and off since the birth of my first child.
Avatar f tn 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.
1073473 tn?1257844249 I have numbness in my left foot due to nerve dysfunction in my spine. My case is somewhat severe in that I have some other co-occurring conditions along with my Fibromyalgia. As far as trying to alleviate symptoms- make sure you have a good mattress to sleep on at night and a good pillow. Don't sleep on more than one pillow and don't bunched it up. I purchased one of those a tempurpedic mattresses- It's wonderful! They also have tempurpedic pillows too!
Avatar m tn How effective is the drug Topamax in which to treat Fibromyalgia. I am aware it is a drug to treat Epilepsy! Epilepsy is caused by over active shocks of Electricity in the Brain cells! Fibromyalgia is caused by over active nerves throughout the body!
Avatar f tn Nerve pain can be difficult to treat. In my opinion you need a change in medication or some additional medications. Return to your prescribing physician and tell him about your severe uncontrolled pain. Pain management is often a trail and error process. The right physician will try combinations of medication until your pain is better controlled. I sincerely hope you will be assertive and insist on better control.
400516 tn?1256156967 I am a 29 y/o woman that was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 2002. I have alot of issues, and have been on a few different medications over the years. My most recent visit to the Rheumatologist ended with him telling me that he thinks I may have been misdiagnosed years ago, and he seems to think that I may have Multiple Sclerosis. Now, of course he wants me to go and see a neurologist....but, I can't seem to get this out of my head. I am scared, and confused.
Avatar f tn Even a good rheumatologist in India, at best, in my humble opinion, will not be able to cure this suspected fibromyalgia. It is one of your children you are referring to, I take it, correct? Let's take this from a little deeper perspective. The symptoms you list in your post are indicative of a multi-systemic condition involving mental, cognitive,skin, digestive, urinary & muscular systems.
709619 tn?1230165075 Do people with fibromyalgia experience attacks similar to MS that last for a week or so and then subside with more mild symptoms, or is it a chronic condition? And are the painful areas always sensitive to touch? I've been dealing with something that feels neurological in nature and I'm working with my neurologist on eliminating certain conditions. I have thus far eliminated two conditions that resemble the symptoms I've been dealing with i.e., ALS and B12 deficiency.
Avatar f tn Many individuals with other liver diseases do not suffer the pain seen in hepatitis C. And there is a high prevalence of fibromyalgia in hepatitis C patients; this is important for clinicians to appreciate, as the recognition of fibromyalgia in patient with hepatitis C will prevent assumptions of pain being due to liver disease—and perhaps allow for a more focused and correct treatment approach.
Avatar n tn In fact I am in pain right now. I have had SI shots but the hip and trochanter bpain is getting old. I can barely get sleep at night.
Avatar n tn lumbar spine,,L4-5: 4mm broad based disc protrusion with bilateral foraminal narrowing and impingement on the exiting nerve roots
267076 tn?1270677931 All he did was look at the results of my MRI and xray from over a year ago and tell me it's Fibromyalgia. I know I have Fibromyalgia but the pain in my back seems to be more in the spine itself. It hurts to lay down and to sit back against a chair. It gets really bad when I use my arms to do things like cooking, cleaning, dishes, driving etc. Or to reach, bend, or twist for something. He sent me to get physical therapy.
Avatar f tn An MRI showed I had several herniated discs and impinged nerves in my C spine, and thoracic spine. I am now getting severe stabbing pinching pains in my thoracic spine. It is also very uncomfortable for me to rest my back against anything hard, like a wooden chair back. This causes a lot of pain in the thoracic spine. When I get the pinching pain my fingers also become hot and tingly.
Avatar f tn 67 and rest are within normal range. I'm suffering from continuous back pain n spine problems. How can I quickly lose weight?
Avatar f tn Hi, Yes I was diagnosed this week with cervical spondylosis. I was diagnosed with spondylosis in my lumbar spine about 7 years ago and since then have lost 2 discs there, now discs in c4/5 and 6/7 are going. I also have cfs and fibromyagia, no fun at all!!