The discussion forums for those with Fibromyalgia in the UK
migrembe wrote:I only got the diagnosis with FM after seeing two different consultants one for osteoarthritis in my knees and the other for Rheumatoid arthritis. The first consultant informed my GP that they had to refer me to rheumatoid because i was unwell or i don't think she would have done. The RA Consultant sat and talked to me, did a few checks and said 'i know exactly what you have got'. When i went back to see my GP after seeing the RA consultant with the diagnosis of FM she just looked at me like she was a fish or maybe i was speaking a language she didn't understand. It took 8 yrs. The FM affects me everywhere, this morning i couldn't walk back upstairs. The things is, if you are unwell don't give up.
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