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Posted by marie (Member # 3980) on :
 
Can you have fibromyalgia and or from LYME?
 
Posted by map1131 (Member # 2022) on :
 
Fibro is a symptom, cause unknown. Docs call it a syndrome. Find the root cause of the symptoms/syndrome. Treat the root cause.

Pam
 
Posted by Lymetoo (Member # 743) on :
 
My first diagnosis 40 years ago was FM. That is what they call it when your Lyme test is negative!!
 
Posted by Robin123 (Member # 9197) on :
 
I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in the early 80s and met in fibro groups large and small for years. When I finally found out it was Lyme, I tried to contact people from that time. Those I was able to contact had found out they had Lyme and the sickest had co-infections.

In the Lyme documentary, "Under Our Skin," many Lyme patients remark their first diagnosis was fibromyalgia. So I'd say most fibro is Lyme - not sure I can say all, but certainly most.
 
Posted by Kerryblue (Member # 4077) on :
 
That along with ms and numerous other. Some docs believe same. I have to lean that way. All sudden most rheumatoid docs dxing so many with FM instead of Lyme. This too will change next 5yrs.
 
Posted by marie (Member # 3980) on :
 
LLMD-Dr C, NY stated on the internet you can have both-Lyme and fibromyagia.
 
Posted by onebeed (Member # 46620) on :
 
I find fibro symptoms are greatly reduced by watching the oxalate content in the foods and supplements I eat. Check out www.lowoxalate.info
 


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