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I am in need of some information. Today, I went to see my GP because of some symptoms I have been having. Basically, on occasion, I have quite bad pain in my right shoulder, intermitent discomfort in my forearms (now, this isn't constant, I can go days with my forearms feeling perfectly fine; also, I wouldn't class this as "pain", it's by no means pleasant, but it doesn't prohibit me from going about my day-to-day life). I yawn quite a lot, sometimes feel quite tired (I don't physically need to go to sleep; it's not a fight to stay awake, but sometimes I am a little bit sluggish). And, last of all, I sometimes feel a bit anxious/on edge, and am fresh off a minor bout of health anxiety. And sometimes I feel slightly forgetful, or as if I am not mentally as sharp - but, then again, this could be down to anxiety or exhaustion, I suppose.
Now, my GP made the mistake earlier of mentioning Fibromyalgia, and of course I have latched on as if he has made a diagonisis, and now I am feeling a little uneasy. So, my question is - I'm 28, I'm male; admittedly, I am a bit overweight. I'm over 250 pounds, standing at about 5'9"/5'10". And I know that Fibromyalgia targets seven times as many women as it does men, and that possibly I am still slightly on the younger side. I know, as well, most people with fibromyalgia experience pain that is more or less constant, and is genuinely quite painful, whereas whatever's happening to me can disappear for ages, and isn't even all that uncomfortable when it is there. I'm just wondering, though, if anyone knows any facts/odds of how possible it is I could have fibromyalgia.
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