Fibromyalgia Action UK

Knee pain

Hi I’m new here. I have recently been diagnosed with fibro after suffering with back back, and recently knee pain, since being diagnosed with M.E in 2012!

My query is this.

I had a hot radox bath last night (the muscle relaxing one), haven’t had a bath for a few months as takes too much energy out of me ( usually shower) . As soon as I stepped out of the shower my knees were killing me. They’ve actually woken me up with the pain. They feel like they’re throbbing now. I just don’t get why after a relaxing bath that I would be in so much pain. Really wondering if rheumatology missed something with my knees. There was inflammation on X-ray but she never mentioned the X-rays when I saw her for a diagnosis. I currently take amitriptyline for the pain. Any advice would be greatly appreciated

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Good morning B12helpme and a very warm welcome to the group it's good to have you aboard.

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I also have knee problems like many other members. I have to use a bath as the shower is too painful. But I understand feeling the knee pain worse after a bath especially when it's playing up. I think it's the heat of the water making the heat (inflammation) around the knee worse. Like burning your finger and then running it under a hot tap if that makes sense. It is quite early in the day for me lol

I hope you have a very pleasant day and we see you again on the forum :)

Momo

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