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my fms stroy

this is to keep track of things since my dx of fms on 3/5/10

kicked the savella

Nov 11 2010
i go off the savella about 2 months ago, the sweating is better and notice no difference in my pain level, its just as bad as it was on meds. my ibs has been in a flare for as long to, i wonder if theresa connection...........

is this part of fms or something bigger?

Sep 13 2010
i wonder when i walk down stairs if its normal for my legs to feel like they are gonna fall from under me? i wonder if its normal to feel weak like the muscle in my legs are no more? why do all the healthbrochures etc. say 18 points of pain, both sides of the body have to hurt? on a bad day which lately is everyday, not always do both sides of my body hurt, it might be both shoulders bothering me...

dont know if i can take much more

Aug 04 2010
well, the pain is here to stay, the savella helps, yet the pain has seemed to spread if that is even possible. i have no energy, im on provigil which was great but my body seems to have gotten used toit,so it no longer works, i do all i can to get little done around the house and put a smile on my face for my poor kids. today im unpacking from a 4 day trip, im sure we all know what the intails whe...

and then...

Jun 04 2010
so the savella has helped me i have to say, but now hip pain is the newest thing to get in my way. my tramadol helps when it wants to and other days does nothing to touch my pain. its hard having a "pain" and not knowing if it is caused by the fm or should you call your pcp and have him run xrays mri's etc lol to see where the pain chould be coming from or just assume its the fm.. wo...

whats been going on with savella etc

Apr 14 2010
well was diagnosed with fms on 3/5/10 ive been on savella since 3/7 i believe and have had great results, my pain is cut in half, my energy though hasnt changed, im still tired all the time, i will speakto my doctor about that on monday. 4/13.  i take wellbutrin, savella, seasonale, topamax, tramadol, to name a few and have had no ill side effects from it. i find i have some hot flashes i wou...

my dx

Mar 16 2010
ON 3/5/10 I WAS DIAGNOSED WITH FMS. THIS AFTER 3 YRS OF PAIN, TESTS. DOCTORS,BLOOD WORK. NO ANSWERS. TIME WENT BY, THINGS GOT WORSE, THE PAIN NEVER WENT AWAY, I BECAME WHAT I THOUGHT,LAZY.... I NOTICEDMY FINGERS HURT, THEN MY KNEES AFTER I STOOD STILL TO LONG AND THEN WENT TO BEND. MY ANKLES WHEN I WENT TO WALK. I ACHE WHEN I WAKE UP IN THE MORNING. IM GETTING DEPRESSED. WHATS WRONG WITH ME? NOW M...

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