My wife is a long term Hashimoto's sufferer and has been on T4 only for 46 years and more. Accompanying this has been fibromyalgia almost from the outset which comes and goes at intervals. Recently she developed shingles, which was not only painful in itself, but gingered up her fibromyalgia very badly (but only on the muscles where the shingles blisters were, on the right side of waist and thigh). Has anyone on this forum had this combination and how did they treat it. NSAIDS and paracetamol are useless, but tramadol seems to work at the expense of knocking her out. Something just as effective but not putting to sleep would be appreciated.