I have yet to be formally diagnosed with fibromyalgia but my GP is sure that I have it.
I became unwell just over a year ago. I take MST 30 mg twice a day along with Oramorph up to 4 times aday. I also take lorazepam , blood pressure tablets ,anti depressants and anti psychotic tablets. I have just found out I have vitamin D deficiency as well
I have extreme joint pain as you all have on here, but want I wanted to know does everyone else get very swollen joints, as it is new to me to have this many joints so swollen. I also have bright red coloured skin ( mainly on my legs) along with blue motley skin. Sometimes I am just red and swollen or blue and some times a bit of both.
I have had blood tests to see if I have any Imflamation markers and I don't .
I get the impression my GP (who has been really great )now has no idea what is going on as the last time I saw him I went armed with pictures of my every changing skin colouring and swollen joints
I have a appointment with a rheumatologist next Tuesday and I don't really know what to say to him. I last saw him last November when he put me on morphine, ordered MRI scans which I have had. They showed problems with my lower back and have signs of osteoporosis in my hip, and something with my wrist I can't remember . He said he would arrange physio for my wrists ( which I am still waiting for)
I was meant to have another appointment with him once he had the results, this didn't happen so my GP has referred me again.
Any advice would be welcome , for questions to ask or help with the swelling joints or the pain
Sorry this has gone on a bit but I really would love some help