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Fibromyalgia

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia' started by roxie60, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. roxie60

    roxie60 Senior Member

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    Anyone with CFIDS/ME/CFS also diagnosed with Fibromyagia?

    If have fibro how did they determine you had fibro? What questions or tests were performed that indicated you had fibro? Muscle aches/pains? Joint pain? I know there is sometimes overlap.
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    ukxmrv Senior Member

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    I was diagnosed using the old ACOR criteria. A rheumatologist examined me and he used a pressure device on my skin to check for painful points.

    Have a feeling that since then the ACOR may have out out a new criteria (or talked about a new one anyway?)
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    voner Senior Member

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    Here is a reference to the new guidelines for Diagnosing fibromyalgia:

    http://www.fibromyalgia.com/articles/item/26-criteria-new-2010-criteria
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    nanonug Senior Member

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    Roxie, if you are also expeirnecing fribomyalgia, together with your previous systems, I think there is a decent chance you might be affected by Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. Have a look at Table 1 of the following document and see how many symptoms from different categories you are a "match" for:

    Polycythemia From Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: Lessons Learned
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    roxie60 Senior Member

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    I did take a look Nano and I do have many of the symps. I have printed a copy and need more time to digest the paper and see if my Dr would be inclined to do anything with it.

    Thanks eveyone for the replies

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