Ohsofibro, I'm sorry you are going through this. I feel your frustration. I always
thought fibro not to be inflammatory. I know it isn't uncommon to have conditions
that are inflammatory along with fibro.
Some disorders' symptoms are gradual. Sometimes it does take years to fully
figure out what is going on. Many of these diseases are confusing to specialists
because of the overlapping symptoms and it can turn out that a person may have
an overlap disease. It does take a lot of patience to wait for a diagnosis, I've
been there... I'm one with an overlap disease...MCTD.
Fibro does not turn into an autoimmune connective tissue disease. It is it's own
condition. Your doctor is doing the right thing by doing bloodwork to eliminate
possibilities. I think bloodwork should be checked and rechecked only because of
my own personal experiance. It is good to have neurological testing done to make
Wishing you the best and try to relax. I do deep breathing and meditation to help
with stress and walk daily. Sending gentle hugs :) Keep us posted.
Fibromyalgia, MCTD (Lupus, Scleroderma & RA) Raynaud's, Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Migraines, and Hypertension
Prescription Meds: Savella, Cyclobenzaprine, Methotrexate, Diltiazem, Boniva,
Folic Acid. OTC Meds: Multi-vitamin. Vit, D, Vitamin B12 & calciim supplements