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Old 11-05-2008, 11:43 AM   #1
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Tender points

I asked this awile ago but got little response. Many of you know about my traveling toothache pains that hit all over my body-mainly fingers, ankles, toes, etc. Also extreme joint cracking, muscle twitches all over etc....

All tests remain clear aside from cspine stenosis but was told not the reason for my issues as they are widespread over my body.

Does one have to have tender points in order to have fibro?

I DONT have the tender spots

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Old 11-09-2008, 02:21 PM   #2
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Re: Tender points


Yes, Tender Spots are how Fibro is diagnosed.

What kind of testing have you had done?

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Old 11-09-2008, 04:36 PM   #3
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Re: Tender points

I have had blood work, an EMG, MRI of brain and spine (no contrast), full body bone scan

No dx still

Old 11-10-2008, 03:55 AM   #4
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Re: Tender points

does your pain start with a toothache...or is that how you are explaining the pain?
if it starts with a toothache, have you seen your dentist about it?
did you get ckd for arthritis? that can cause what you are explaining also.
if there is a problem with your c-spine..(i have that also) you can have neck pain that shoots thru different parts of your body...also numbness.
sorry..forget about the arthritis question...just ckd back and you said you had a bone scan..that would rule it out.
don't give up...there has to be a dx for you! feel better soon....bevann

Old 11-10-2008, 10:08 AM   #5
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Re: Tender points

Thanks Bev. The extreme joint cracking would not be explained by the neck Also the dr said my neck is not compressed enough to cause widespread muscle twitching, pains etc

My pain feels like a toothache type pain, best way I can describe the pains I get

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