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I have fibromyalgia questions

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Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Neurology
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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I’m a 27 year old male who’s been having rib pain/ chest for about 4 months. My legs are achy and I sometimes have muscle twitches. I’m tired but have 2 of the 18 tender points. Blood work has ruled out lymes, mono, thyroid, I do have low vitamin d that’s it.
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago
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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have had a chest x ray, bloodwork for inflammation, lyme's, mono, thyroid, an EMG. The only thing that came back was low vitamin D. I am experiencing rib/chest pain, weak legs, and sensitive touch
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

It makes sens that it is fibro

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Would that make sense for a 27 year old male? I have also heard that fibro is incurable which is depressing.
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Yes, it makes sense

It can hit anyone

It is not curable

No

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Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

My theory is that fibro is actually a low grade autoimmune disease

I hope they find the cure

it can be treated with medicine and exercise

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
What medicine?
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

cymbalta, lyrica and gabapentin

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I also have been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder. Could it be just that?
Neurologist: Dr. Phil, MD, Medical Doctor replied 3 months ago

Yes it absolutely could be

cymbalta is a good choice for anxiety in that case

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