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Bipolar and Fibromyalgia
BpFiorentino posted:
hey my Beepers, Taylors back . today my Master took me to the hospital for severe nerve pain in my shoulders, neck and back. the doc told me I need to see a Rheumatologist for a diagnosis for Fibromyalgia. my question is, is it common for someone with bipolar to have a lot of nerve pain?

flasunshine62 responded:
I have bipolar and was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2008 ...It's the worst pain I have ever experienced ...I see a Rheumatologist and pay out of pocket ...It's very expensive but I have no choice ..I don't have any Ins.The hospital only wants to give you pain meds and that didn't even touch my pain.Best of luck to you ....Sandy
An_251837 responded:
I'm sorry, but I must ask - who is your "Master"?

Fibromyalgia is diagnosed in many patients that are experiencing some type of chronic physical pain. A rheumatologist would be the correct specialist to see to diagnose your symptoms. The specialist can tell you how common it is for someone having bp to also have fms.

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