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   Posted 4/22/2009 9:36 PM (GMT 0)   
Who is the best MD to diagnose Fibro. I have CP, have had 4 back surgeries, am in a downward spiral with depression. The doctors are helpful and I am sick of going to doctors for answers. My husband doesn't know what to say and I have two daughters who need me.

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   Posted 4/22/2009 2:36 PM (GMT -7)   
I didn't look at what I typed I mean doctors aren't helpful

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   Posted 4/22/2009 4:56 PM (GMT -7)   
Have you seen a Rheumatologist?  They are the "specialists" who are supposed to be the best at diagnosing and treating fibro.  You could call around and ask if a particular doctor has lots of experience treating fibro before you make an appt. If you find someone who sees and treats a lot of fibro patients, I think you are more likely to get a proper diagnosis if it is fibro.
There are also lots of GP's and Internists who treat fibro.  Again, I would call and make sure that a particular doctor is familiar with fibro and treats a lot of fibro patients.
Good luck.
Hugs - Austen
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Fibromyalgia, 2 back surgeries, Meniere's Disease, 30+ kidney stones, GERD, IBS, Asthma, Allergies, Endometriosis, Heart Arrythmia, Myofascial Pain, TMJ.

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