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Old 08-25-2006, 08:50 AM   #1
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Fibro/cfs?? Please Please Help Some1 :( :(

Hi, i thought i would try and get some advice, here it goes!

for over 3 months i have had balance probs and thought it must be my ears! within that time i have had achey muscles in my legs on and off and sometimes my arms, i also had a few days of horrible fatigue where i mostly had to sit down but that passed!
but over the past week i have become more and more tired! my legs are the worst they ache and feel weak like i cant walk sometimes! my arms and hands ache too and i feel drugged up! last night i couldnt sleep although i was knackered!! i get pins and needles sometimes but lately thats not really a problem, i feel my so called problem is finally hitting me now after months of coming and going.
I have no vitamin deficiences, kidney probs or pain in my body IN the region where the organs are all located)

I just feel WEAK like i have the flu (not quite as bad as full blown flu...yet anyway)

My doc is sending me to a neuro soon to rule out MS and nerve probs.

Any advice on what i can ask the doc or what it could be would be great!

Have to stop typing now and my hands are starting to ache and go stiff!! LOL!!

claire xxxxx

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Old 08-25-2006, 11:21 AM   #2
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Re: Fibro/cfs?? Please Please Help Some1 :( :(

Hi Claire

You sound like me, off balance, flu like and aches. I too had the tingling in the past. I was diagnosed with fibro. I do have hip pain and a burning above my butt.

I have so many different symptoms that i feel i need to go back to the drs.

Hang in there


Old 08-25-2006, 11:48 AM   #3
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Re: Fibro/cfs?? Please Please Help Some1 :( :(

Hi Claire, sorry to hear your having so many problems. But, it sounds like you are on the right track with being referred to a Neurologist. The best thing to do is to keep a list of your symptoms & duration each day so that you can discuss them during the appointment. Plus, it really helps when filling out all the paperwork. As far as questions to ask the Neurologist - the first time I went to one with simliar symptoms - it was more of a my describing the problems I was having & what making sure he understand what I needed. For example: answers, sleep, manage-able pain & being able to walk steady. Needless to say he did a lot of tests to rule out all other conditions such as M.S..

Good luck & keep us posted.

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