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My muscles ache all the time, feel like I have the flu,

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My muscles ache all the time, feel like I have the flu, sometimes disappears for years, ( up to 5) now affecting my arms Seen neurologists cleaveland clinic, local reumotologist, my primary is holistic very good
JA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: My health is good. Doctors cannot give me an answer over 30 years. Today it is at its worse. Celebrrex helped about 80% for 2 years, it was great. Stopped due to GI upset. Take bit D3, mg., I am told not MS, ALS. Took EMG this week normal
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Thyroid level was boarderline.In doctors orders Iodine fixed. Have psoriase, inflation level high. Not bedbound push myself more couch potato
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 4 months ago.

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Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 4 months ago.

How old are you and your gender ?

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Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 4 months ago.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Female 69yrs
Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 4 months ago.

Thanks for the information

Considering that you have long standing problem and your investigations have turn out positive all the time I would consider a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Fibromyalgia is a disorder of chronic widespread pain and heightened response to pressure. I would suggest that you should take duloxetine or pregablin to have a relief from your current symptoms. This will help you in the current situation. Fibromyalgia although not a serious condition but definitely a bothersome problem so needs to be treated

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Expert:  DR.EHTISHAM replied 4 months ago.

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