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Vakara

847d

Does anyone have severe elbow pain with their FM? My left elbow has been hurting for almost a month. I was having chest pain and went to the ER to make sure everything was okay and they said that was okay to rule that out. Sometimes it travels throughout the whole left arm. If my arm is dangling down it can make it worse. I loose sleep from the pain. Please help.....

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    • KittyKat123

      588d

      My index finger joint is very tender. Neck muscles, hips and shoulder joint

    • KittyKat123

      588d

      My index finger joint is very tender. Neck muscles, hips and shoulder joint

    • LeeLee1913

      840d

      Wrist elbow and or index finger randomly

    • Scijoe63

      840d

      Thumbs in both hands hurt and joints are often tender to touch.

    • Vakara

      841d

      Today my right hand by my thumb is really hurting today I had broke that hand twice but I have not ever really had problems with it so I'm thinking that it just my FM. The pain in my arm is a deep pain.

    • Scarlettrose

      841d

      I just recently discovered that fibromyalgia causes hand pain. Mine feels like bone pain and I have days where my hands don't want to work right. What does your pain feel like?

    • Scijoe63

      841d

      Mine hurt so bad I can hardly even eat. Recently started Lyrica and it seems to help a little. Right elbow so tender it hurts to touch.

    • Vakara

      846d

      I have never heard of it. Is it over the counter?

    • Zentoast

      846d

      Have you tried Low-dose naltrexone? It’s the antidote used for opioid overdose. There’s been several studies done around this approach and fibromyalgia pain. My rheumatologist has had great success w his patients. I tried it which did help with the pain but I’m quite sensitive to meds and had some side effects that didn’t agree with me. I don’t think they are typical and I have several friends who use this and it works wonders!

    • Kish

      846d

      I had an electric test done on my arms and found out I have ulna damage on both arms. My hands go numb if I keep my elbows bent for to long. They also are very painful. I am going to see an orthopedic surgeon next week so we will see what happens.

    • Mariposita_Obsidiana

      846d

      Yes! That’s the first sign I am experiencing a flare and not just a bad pain day! Elbows and fingers hurt.

    • Looneytunes

      847d

      Chest pain is probably Chostencondritis (cos-tuh-cuhn-dritus) which is a Fibromyalgia thing. First x it happened to me it was so scary. I was about 35. Thot I had pleurisy, which I'd had before, or having a heart attack. Aleve or even oral steroids.

    • Nebhuskergal

      847d

      Yes I get this at times I actually have soaked it in sink in Epsom salts and used salonpas patches while I sleep it helps a bit

    • CalGal

      847d

      Medical marijuana intensifies my pain. But I’ve tried a tincture that was mostly CBD with low dose THC which seemed to help slightly. It’s just very expensive

    • Vakara

      847d

      I have high cholesterol how do I know about that?

    • friesandrupees

      847d

      Of course, Vakara! Make sure you’re also intaking proper sodium levels because without it, your body won’t retain the liquid and you’ll just pee all of it out.

    • Vakara

      847d

      Thank you friesandrupees that makes perfect sense. I don't drink enough water due to peeing alot.

    • friesandrupees

      847d

      I recommend making sure you drink electrolyte drinks, like liquid iv. When my fm flares more than usual, I typically make sure I’m extra extra hydrated as it helps relieve muscle tension and the tightness in my arms/shoulders/chest. Also check your posture. Try to open up your chest and increase blood flow to your arms. This is what my doc has me do and it’s great! https://youtu.be/rT7rgXQtDcI

    • Vakara

      847d

      I have tried that for stress and it did not help me. It was my first time though. Maybe I did not take enough 🤔

    • Vakara

      847d

      No sorry

    • Doughnut

      847d

      CBD from the marijuana plant helps tons.

    • Doughnut

      847d

      Do u have access to medicinal marijuana?

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