Help with my wife’s fibromyalgia fog

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Someone please help! My wife has had Fibromyalgia/ME/CFS for 4 years. She is in a flare up I think, she has been very dopey and sleeping almost constantly for 3 days. If I wake her she is so confused, I am so worried, she doesn’t know what day it is. She is in pain but I don’t know if getting an ambulance in this snow is an over reaction. Does anyone here know of Fibro Fog being so bad that someone is severely confused, struggling to communicate, falling asleep constantly. Please help, I can’t get her into an ambulance in this tonight as I think it might make her worse.

 

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    My fibro fog gets pretty bad. Worse the pain is the worse it is.i also have the problem of keeping awake. Body just feels worn down.

    If she doesn't begin showing signs of improvement, trip to ER/doc wouldn't hurt

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    I would get her some medical attention Jeremy. It could be something else at play here. That does not sound like Fibro Fog. Try perhaps going to a nearby clinic. If not don’t hesitate to call an ambulance. 
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    You need to take her to a ER or doctor's office to rule out any other possible reasons causing her symptoms. But I can share some of my symptoms similar as your wife having now. I have fibro for ten years, the symptoms have been off and on without any specific trigers. Currently, I have been in this "long" flare (started 4 months ago). My symptoms are: drowsyness, (feels like I have narcolepsy), extram fatigue, muscles weakness/soreness, lost interest to anything....During the last 4 months, I spent the most time on my bed. I went a ER once and saw a few doctors, but all the tests results were normal...now I am still suffering without any where to turn. 

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      Hi, how kind of you and others to reply on here. I will get the Doctor over tomorrow as it’s midnight and we have thick snow. It is a great help hearing from you and I am sorry you too have this cruel illness. The only thing is that everyone will get better to a certain extent but in the meantime it’s a curse. Thank you once again for your reply.
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    I do experience brain fog 

    But not to that extent 

    Make sure your wife is well hydrated 

    And would probably ring an out of hours dr for advice 

    Hope she feels better real soon 

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    Hi Jane, thank you very much. Some sound advice, it’s hard keeping her hydrated when it’s a struggle to wake her but I am trying. You and others here are nice, kind people and it’s so generous of you to give up some time and love to a stranger.
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    Hi Jeremy. I am the same when I have a flare up but a call to the doc will do no harm. Good luck.
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    Morning Jeremy is your wife ok? ☹️
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