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For all your questions and experiences of illnesses associated with FM e.g. thyroid, IBS, TMJD etc.

Bowel/bladder issues.

Not been on in a while so apologies for that.

Something that has slowly gotten worse is my waste to speak.

I have, on occasion, wet myself, just comes on and have had a few full on cannot stop going episodes.

Lately, my bowel habits have changed, I am putting this down to a more sedentary lifestyle as exercise is a real struggle, weight increase is also a possible cause, however, I have noticed ...
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Need "orthopedic" shoes/slippers

My father has diabetic problem and have some foot issues, Doctor recommended him to wear indoor/outdoor shoes/slippers from now on. I am looking some good store to find some good shoes that will fit him, I wish you guys can help me??

I want some decent and comfortable shoes that he can wear without any harm and can walk outside easily.
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Blister type patterns

Hi Folks,

Does anyone else have issues with blister type patterns on their skin? ( see pic)I have had these for months, only on my right hand, nowhere else. They're not itchy, not painful.
It's not ringworm.
Tried Fucidin cream, and Daktarin gold - to no avail.
Been referred to dermatology.
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Breast Cancer


I've just been told I have Breast Cancer and was wondering if anyone else is going through this as well as coping with the day to day issues of Fibro :( :cry:


S :yikes:
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Low folate & B12 - Anybody else have this?

Hi all,

I'm waiting to get a firm diagnosis of fibro from the rheumatologist.
I asked the Doc to do some blood tests before my appointment with her in April.

I've had a call from the docs who told me that my B12 & folate have come back as low.

I'm having a phone consultation with the Doc tomorrow, but was wondering if this could be the source of my problems or just adding to/the ...
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Fibro and raynauds

The Rhematologist told me that fibromyalgia does not have any connection with Raynaud's phenomenon. I've been diagnosed with both conditions. A colleuge of mine has two sisters. One has Raynaud's. The other has fibro. I find it a bit of a coincidence.Does anyone know.
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Neck pain going into head

I have been having neck pain for 12 months and for the last 6 months it's been going into my head on the right side giving stabbing pains then at times going into my head as a headache
When I told the Dr was told it's trapped nerves in neck causing it told to drop dose of tramadol and increase gaba and paracetamol
It helped for a while but headaches are so bad at times ...
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Other issues

Does anyone suffer another diagnosis to do with the heart or brain that has shown up on an MRI scan I'm currently going through some test but will be some time before I get any results

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Tarlov Cysts

Has anyone else been told after an MRI that they have Tarlov cysts (perineural) on their spine. From what I've read so far they can occur after nerve damage to the spine and are usually found in the sacrum or lumber spine.
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Urinary problems

Hi, bit of a personal issue, but does anyone else suffer from the following problem - all of a sudden I will be bursting for a wee, even if I've been half hour before, so rush to loo, will then go a bit then it stops and I have to wait about 10 seconds then will go a bit more, this goes on until I think I've finished. Dr did a urine test for infection, ...
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