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Does anyone ever..?

Mar 29, 2017 7:57 PM

...worry that they could get a serious health problem (appendix, gall bladder etc) and be so used to agonising pain that they wouldn't know anything was wrong beyond the fibromyalgia?

Has it happened to you?

Or do I just need to stop over thinking worst case scenarios and try to squeeze in at least a couple of hours sleep before alarm goes off?

Painsomnia bad tonight, exhausted and dreading zombieing my way through work!

Mar 29, 2017 10:59 PM

All of the time and it sucks

Mar 30, 2017 3:06 AM

It hasn't helped that when I saw the rheumatologist he said that I probably have gallstones and if I don't it'll be a miracle, that my pain meds are covering up IBS, my knees have wear and tear quite badly, I definitely have fibromyalgia altho that's not linked to my trigeminal neuralgia and he's not sure why I have that....Even after I explained that I've had TN for 2yrs constantly which was originally brought on by a very stressful situation....He also said I need to see a proper psychologist as my primary care mental health nurse isn't good enough.... She'll be happy when I tell her that and nothing to do with the fact that she helps immensely!....He also said that fibromyalgia is a psychological condition and he doesn't care what the guidelines say. Once I see a proper psychologist and go thro all my past especially my childhood then I'll be better!!!

As if I wasn't already worrying enough he had to go and add to it and cause me more worry!!!!

Sorry didn't mean to go on like that x

Mar 30, 2017 7:28 AM

Yes my appendix burst..had hernia and also a kidney infection that went into sepcis.. my gp (doc) missed all.. i said its complacency and labbling of pain patients...Gx

Mar 30, 2017 9:29 AM

Oh Sezzy, please never apologize for releasing tension and "airing out" that's what we're here for right? I totally understand your frustration and feeling and fear. I am going through similar things right now. If you ever want to talk or vent or whatever. Please private message me. I'm here for you. ❤️❤️❤️

Mar 30, 2017 9:30 AM

I was worried about it until I actually had appendicitis last year. The pain was so horrible beyond belief and so much worse than my regular pain. If you have it, you will probably know that there is something really wrong. I knew about an hour into the pain that I needed to go to the hospital.

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