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Basics : 19 y/o female with fibromyalgia, TMJ and migraines. Taking amitriptyline 100mg, lansoprazole 30mg, baclofen 15mg. Also cerazette (contraception) and loratadine (antihistamine).
Been suffering with migraines for roughly 4 years. Went undiagnosed until about 1 1/2 years ago. Where classed as chronic at first but through lifestyle changes they are no longer chronic. Take sumitriptan for attacks and 1st tablet usually (95% of the time) works.
Very suddenly (and I mean the last 12-14 days) I have developed quite substantial memory issues as well as confusion and disoientation ( see examples below). Started getting high pitched drone in ears combined with white noise that drowns everything but the high pitched noise out. Feel a little disoriented during those attacks. Also started getting severe stinging pains in my forehead that only last between 30-60 seconds at most but are absolutely debilitating until they pass.
Cognitive issues: Walking through a 100% familiar area (namely the restaurant I work in) and forgetting where I am and where I'm going. Opening draws or cupboards and not understanding why. Purchased something online and had no memory of doing it. Put the lit end of a cigaratte in my mouth. Walked in to a room and didn't register that my boyfriend was right in front of me. Carrying a tray and seeing the object fall off out the corner of my eye, then looking and it's right there, hasn't moved. Boyfriend was holding a glass and I saw him tilt it and spill the drink but upon looking again there was nothing in it.
I know I'm probably worrying over nothing, but all those things combined, particularly with the fact that I've never really experieced these sorts of things before, it's quite scary.
I am aware that with fibro, all sorts of cognitive impairment can occur. However it has all come on so suddenly, and with those other factors above, that I think exploring all possibilities is worthwhile. Will be seeing GP tomorrow, just hoping for some experiences and insights anyone can offer.
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