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I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I am having neck

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I have been diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I am having neck pain that when I move my neck I get pressure in my head. When I lay down on my back my throats feels like I can't breath is that normal with fibromyalgia?
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

Yes, this is very common

were you offered any treatment?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I have been taking a muscle relaxer and lyrica
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

Ok

that should help

is it not?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
It is helping with some of the pain but not the throats issue or the pressure in my head from the neck movement
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

when did this start?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
This has been going on for the last few months. I have been on the muscle relaxers for a months and the lyrica since Friday.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

Okay

yes, then it is definitely the fibro

what dose of both meds?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
the muscle relaxer is 10mg and the lyrica is 75 mg
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

how many times a day?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
The muscle relaxer I take two at night and the lyrica is one twice a day
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

Okay thank you

do you do massage or physical therapy?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I haven't tried that yet
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 15 days ago.

I would try massage first and see

I have found this to be very helpful in my fibro patients

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 12 days ago.

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