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Is it chronic pain or fibromyalgia?

Aug 24, 2015 3:02 PM

I have this constant pain in my shoulders, neck, arms all the time. Some days worse then others. Feels like a burning and achy feeling.

Aug 24, 2015 3:14 PM

Are you dropping things? Any pain in elbow or on top front of shoulders? Is neck pain just below where neck joins body?

Aug 24, 2015 3:22 PM

OMBILL I have all the above.I have Syringomyelia, Syrinx, Fibromyagia, Osteoarthritis.

Aug 24, 2015 3:30 PM

I have had 4-3/4 hours of extensive surgery on my right hand, plus carpal tunnel on it twice. Carpal tunnel once on left hand. Both ulnar nerves (funny bone) has been cleaned and moved out of the elbow up into my inside forearm. Still having strength issues, but don't drop things and tremors are reduced. I have fibro, CPS, CFS, diabetic nerve pain in feet and have have vertebrae fused in low back with rods and hardware. Have a neurologist do nerve conduction studies on your arms especially, and other tests run on the muscles.

Aug 24, 2015 3:33 PM

There is pain in my shoulders all the time.. I'm not dropping things though. I don't have carpel tunnel cause my mom just had surgery for that and I didn't have any of this symptoms

Aug 24, 2015 3:37 PM

Could still be ulnar nerve entrapment. That's your funny bone nerve, it can cause pain in shoulder because it branches off the spine, runs through the shoulder and down into arm. Nerve conduction studies will reveal any damage. I still have shoulder and arm pain, but less of it and that's very important to me.

Aug 24, 2015 3:48 PM

Well I am border line osteoporosis

Aug 24, 2015 3:49 PM

Was thinking this could be it too

Aug 24, 2015 3:51 PM

I suffer anxiety and depression too and when my anxiety is real high I hurt bad. My muscles ache bad

Aug 24, 2015 3:52 PM

Ditto on anx and depression, I could not get the app to let me spin my pain model around to show sides and rear side pain...

Aug 24, 2015 3:55 PM

I take muscle relaxers for the spasms cause sometimes my sides go numb and pain is bad

Aug 24, 2015 5:33 PM

I have both an chronic fatigue and chronic insomnia

Aug 24, 2015 5:36 PM

Due to ptsd being raped over and over age 4 to age 11 , on top of that being slapped contantly in the face, being made to take my glasses off to slap both sides just cause she was mad at someone else.

Aug 24, 2015 6:12 PM

I was raped too by my real dad when I was a child and I was constantly abused by him too as well..

Aug 24, 2015 6:13 PM

I have terrible in my relationships to as well. Hate yelling and stuff..bothers me wicked bad

Aug 24, 2015 6:13 PM

Peachee Iam sorry u suffer that

Aug 24, 2015 6:54 PM

I goes through the same things neck, shoulder, legs hips, knees, lower back, arms, fingers, feets, numbness, and tingling.

Aug 24, 2015 7:12 PM

Yes same here Leo..do u have a diagnosis

Aug 24, 2015 7:23 PM

Are they any of u that can't let hot water or cold air touch your back

Aug 24, 2015 7:47 PM

Yes fibro and had surgery on my lower back (fusion) L-4-5 March 12 this year and my doctor saying I should be pain free I told him the surgery didn't help so he order me yo do a MRI to see if he can find anything else.

Aug 24, 2015 7:49 PM

He diagnoise me with disgenrated disc

Aug 24, 2015 7:51 PM

My rhuematology diagnoise me with ftibo I goes to 3 different doctors

Nov 13, 2015 2:18 PM

Peachee I get majorly sore in my shoulders and neck right up to my ears at the back of my head, my back and legs. I have Bursitus in my shoulders and fibromyalgia. I wonder if u could have Bursitus in your shoulders?🌸

Nov 13, 2015 2:29 PM

I have syringomyelia and chronic pelvic pain with a few other things thrown in for good measure... 😜 I can't feel the heat from water on back but have full sensation on my front and I also get a burning, aching feeling at the back of my neck and throughout my right shoulder and often behind my knees. I was referred to a psin clinic for my chronic prlvic psin/allodynia therefore they won't address my spinal, lower back, neck or shoulder pain. Finding the medical system in Australia very frustrating at the moment. This morning I was woken up at 4 by nightmares and a psin level of about 8 out of 10 and absolutely exhausted. It is Saturday here thankfully so I have taken some pain meds and hoping they kick in soon so I can get some relief and some more sleep. Two hours of nightmares doesn't count as a good night's sleep in my books...

Nov 13, 2015 2:37 PM

It seems like cronic pain syndrome is associated with arthritis, bone joint issues. Fibromyalgia associated with tissue, muscle, ligaments, tendons...basically not bone/joint issues. I am diagnosed with both and a whole grocery list of things.

It gets complicating. I am working on headings and sub headings of issues a lot of issues cause other things so I can understand the process.

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