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Hi all. I will try to be brief. Approx. 3 months ago I stopped eating, overnight. I can eat but just dont want to and feel bloated when I do. I lost 10 kg in 3 weeks. Went to docs, had bloods for just about everything but nothing conclusive. Had gastroscope which showed i had inflamation caused by excess acid (had acid reflux for about 6 months prior) and a small hiatus hernia. Had CT scan which showed nothing (other than a calcified fibroid). Other symptoms include back pain which is extreme if I lie down so I sleep (sort of) propped up on pillows. Severe shoulder and neck pain. Some nausea after eating (but no sick and diarrhea). Full body pain after eating any meat (given it up). More recently I have twitchy legs at night, occasional tingling in legs, hands and feet in the mornings with feelings that my hands and feet are swolen (but they`re not), headaches, feelings of `drunkness` (not had a drink for months), loss of balance (goes with the drunk feeling) clumsiness (keep dropping things), forgetfullness (i`ve always had a good memory) speech problems (cant say what i`m thinking and mixing up my words), prone to bruises at the slightest touch (i have always bruised easily but far worse now and I am covered in bruises I cannot explain). I have now lost aroung 15 kg and although the weight loss has slowed its still dropping (I could afford to lose it so not panicing yet). Doc just looks perplexed and says to wait to see the Enterologist but my appointment was cancelled 2 weeeks ago and the new one is the middle of november. I am on Omeprozole for the excess acid which has improved but I still have bad indigestion when I eat. I was very ill last week so saw an emergency doc who was trying to go down the depression line and tried to prescribe anti depressants but I said no. Have got Amitriptyline to help the pain but am struggling to function if I take them (and all they actually do is knock me out, the pain is still there in the morning) so have gone back to just paracetamol ( I am self employed working with animals so I need to function properly). A few people (friends) have mentioned fibromyalgia when I have told them my symptoms but when I broached it with the emergency doc she said no as the not eating and weight loss were not indicitive (although the rest could be). Back to GP next week so will mention it again to her. Sorry it wasnt as brief as I had wished but just wondered if Fibromyalgia just may be a possibility. Can any of you Help?
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