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Tooth decay and fibro dentist

Bernaden2
  • By Bernaden2 · New reply April 17, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • Does anyone know of a dentist who believes tooth problems are caused by fibromyalgia? I live in the Milwaukee/ West Allis area. Any help would be gratefully accepted Kathleen ...

See my doctor tommorow

DanaDenny1121
  • By DanaDenny1121 · New reply April 11, 2014
  • 7 replies
  • I have been having terrible daily pain like all of us. I am on 7.5 Hydrocodone, 3 times a day and Flexerille 2 times a day, 2 aleve, Trazadon at night, 50 mg. I wrote before that I have fibro, bone spurs ...

Need good doctor in Atlanta!

cayce75
  • By cayce75 · New reply March 21, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Just moved to Atlanta from DC & I need a good, companionate doctor down here to help me. I've had several refuse to treat me (all I had to do was mention the dreaded "F" word). I have a disability review ...

Fibromyalgia and LTD denial - anyone been successful?

vms
  • By vms · New reply March 14, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hi. It has been 3 years living with Fibromyalgia. My STD has now been exhausted and the LTD was denied. I am curious if anyone was successful receiving LTD? Very frustrating when you pay for this insurance ...

The Supportive Medical Community (NOT!!!)

Kaycee4304
  • By Kaycee4304 · New reply February 12, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • I was diagnosed in 1993 at Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. I was in so much pain I was sure that Mayo would know about this. Because I didn't test positive for ESR and ANA autoimmune was ruled out and I was ...

Fibro doc wanted in north atlanta metro area

cayce75
  • By cayce75 · Posted October 24, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I'm moving to Ga at the end of the year and I'm going to need a good doctor who treats fibro, as well as CFS & IBS & migraines. Most importantly I need them to be a believer. Aside from that, compassion ...

Social Security Ruling: Evaluation of Fibromyalgia

Zyp
  • By Zyp · Posted October 16, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Federal Register | Social Security Ruling, SSR 12-2p; Titles II and XVI: Evaluation of Fibromyalgia https://www.federalregister.gov/articles /2012/07/25/2012-17936/social-security-r uling-ssr-12-2p-titles-ii-and-xvi-evalua ...

Some Info about the Affordable Care Act

VTway
  • By VTway · New reply September 8, 2013
  • 14 replies
  • I received a link from the U.S. Pain Foundation regarding the Affordable Care Act which is slated to roll out on Oct. 1st. A lot of people are judging the action without knowing anything about it. Please ...

Y ME A 3rd Time not my fault at all

libra33 (Inactive)
  • By libra33 (Inactive) · Posted September 6, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Hello to all hopefully you are all doing well. I would like to know Y ME? I have just been involved in another car accident that wasn't my fault. I have been in one in 2011 car rear ended injured 1 year ...

doctors please

crusader
  • By crusader · Posted August 19, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • I would like to hear from the doctors out there. This is the question id like to ask you all. How many of you see fibromyalgia as a serious condition ...

A Very Special Website - Please Ck It Out

VTway
  • By VTway · New reply August 7, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • I responded to a post earlier about finding a doctor in a specific city. I came across a website that I haven't looked at in a long, long time. It must have been misplaced in the fibrofog files. After ...

A Resource to Help Find Fibro-Friendly Doctor

VTway
  • By VTway · New reply July 25, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • It is difficult to find doctors who are willing to deal with fibromyalgia. Please check the National Fibromyalgia Assoc. website at fmaware.com. They have a list of physicians that treat fm patients ...

Has anyone out there fought for LTD and won?

HeatherAnneL-M
  • By HeatherAnneL-M · New reply June 21, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • Hi, I've had fibro since spring of 2010 and can no longer work full-time. I am struggling to balance my fibro just so I can work part-time at a job that pays what I was making 30 years ago. The insurance ...

Please sign my Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Petition

GumbyDav
  • By GumbyDav · New reply June 19, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Anyone living in the US, please sign my petition to make Ehlers Danlos Syndrome recognized as a disability! http://wh.gov/l3haJ or https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petitio n/cousin-disorder-severe-painful-debilit ...

Caught a bug..

flowers4u
  • By flowers4u · New reply June 14, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Now on top of all other unforgiving symptoms, ive got a full blown cold. Head like a lead bowling ball, stuff in my throat nose, icky deep wet cough. Oh how I took my insurance for grAnted! They yanked ...

SSDI

skyblue69
  • By skyblue69 · New reply June 13, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I recently got approved for SSA disability after 2 yrs Also I run a FB page all about applying for SSDI/SSI a private group If you need advice just ask.Make sure you have a lawyer ...

Pain management

zbabby
  • By zbabby · New reply May 21, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I need HELP. I need to find a pain management specialist in Clovis, NM. About 2 hrs from Lubbock, TX and Amarillo, NM. Can anyone recommend someone? Thanks for your help. Take care and God bless ...

Set your recorder - CNN - Healthcare Reform

VTway
  • By VTway · New reply March 17, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I am currently watching a show on CNN called Escape Fire The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare. It started at 8pm CST, and will repeat at 10pm CST. It will be followed by a program on healthcare with ...

I have never been this down EVER!!!

Delicia
  • By Delicia · New reply January 19, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • I knew the timing of all this was going to be a real pain ...BUT my insurance provider thru work ,( I have just finished my 17week short term and now need my CPAP machine... They say they cannot pay me ...

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Bcc
  • By Bcc · Posted December 26, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Does anyone know of any good pain management drs that understand fibromyalgia in Denver colorado ...

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