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Referral To Fibromyalgia Doctor
Why did my doctor prescribe me elavil for fibromyalgia when i said i didn't want more medication and i just asked for a referral to a chiropractor?
Not a bad choice: I don't know why your doctor prescribed medication when you told him you wanted a referral to a chiropractor. Mds and chiropractors operate from differing world views, so it is not often you'll find an md willing to refer to a chiropractor. There is no evidence greater than anecdotal report that chiropractic will help your fibromyalgia. There is evidence that medication can help with the pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conflicted: Recently, fibromyalgia (FM) holistic program of relaxation techniques, physical therapy & counseling led to significant benefits lasting over 1 year. Basic science research seems to be on tired old tract of searching for elusive virus/gene or contrived central nervous system disharmony with dysfunctional pain responses. These ideas decided less provocative than FM-Joint Hypermobility connection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the cure of fibromyalgia?Am currently living in japan and not able to find doctors specializing in it.Is it possible to cure it through telemed
Fibromyalgia: The current feeling is avoid using opioids in fibromyalgia. This does not mean that in severe cases opioids should not be used. Docotrs have to justify their prescription - so if the exam shows no objective findings then there would be no indication to write for an opioid - just saying "i have pain" is not enough. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My friend & her mum both have fibromyalgia and I have the same symptoms & they're convinced I have it but the doctors aren't, what else could It be?
Fibromyalgia: is a systemic pain syndrome which produces more general pain throughout the body. To be included in the diagnosis of FM, this pain should be located in at least three out of four quadrants of the body or along the entire spine, and must be present for a minimum of three months. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How do I know if i'm suffering from fibromyalgia or is it something worse? I've been to the doctors many times and no one can concrete diagnose me
I have fibromyalgia and i get flare ups twice a month. Not able to move. No doctors in the cleveland area believe me, what am i to do with this pain?
Ask 4 help: Fibromyalgia is a widely misunderstood and misdiagnosed condition that causes pain and fatigue. There's no magic surgery or medicine that can fix your condition, but there are treatments that can really improve your quality of life. It can be provided by your pcp, neurologist or pain management specialist, mental health provider. ...Read more
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