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Blood test to indicate FMS
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Hi,
I go in for my 6 month check up, and the doctor has requested new blood tests for Fibromyalgia. I realize that they are not recognized by the AMA, but it should be interesting what the results are....
The tests are:
Thrombotic Marker Panel
Pai-1 Antigen FZ PL
These tests are for testing for Hyper-coagulation, and build up of Fibrin in the cells.

To rule out other similar diseases, such as Lupus:
C3 Desarg Fragment
C4 ML FZ Plazma

Has anyone been given these blood tests for FMS?
This is the theory behind the tests:
http://www.mdjunction.com/forums/fi...
http://www.anapsid.org/cnd/diffdx/h...
http://www.neprinol.org/neprinol-an...
Won't find out the results for 3 weeks, bu I will keep you all posted...
I will put up my blast shields for the replies... ;o)
Jon
Posted on 07/24/11, 11:00 pm
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Reply #1 - 07/25/11  12:36am
" VERY interesting!! Have never heard of them...Please let us know! "
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Reply #2 - 07/25/11  12:37am
" I also need to write these down ;) "
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Reply #3 - 07/25/11  12:48am
" Just read in a email from Fibromyalgia network that they are coming up with possible new blood tests for fibro.

Because I am not a member of fibro network only get the emails with part of the info so been waiting for someone to post it that might be a member.

I have had allot of blood tests but not sure had the ones you listed ... they did rule out lupus and polymalgia and things like that ...

Hope U will find out good news from the tests results and thanks for posting the information.


take care
gentle hugs to all "
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Reply #4 - 07/25/11  12:49am
" I had never heard of these tests, either, but thank you for posting this information! I go to the rheum. for the first time on Tuesday, and will be sure to bring these tests up! "
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Reply #5 - 07/25/11  1:31am
" This is the basic treatment modality by my doctor. I have been going there for 4 years, but only recently diagnosed with FMS.
http://www.holtorfmed.com/index.php... "
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Reply #6 - 07/25/11  8:49am
" I have the 18 Tender Points of Fibromyalgia and all bloodwork showed normal. I had blood work done by reg dr., neurologist and rheumy all doing different blood test looking for everyhing.

I get a reg blood panel done yearly to check for things/

I dont click on links anymore since someone stated they got a virus from one. so I stay clear. Copy and pasting works good for relaying info.

Lets us know what happens "
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Reply #7 - 07/25/11  1:25pm
" That's fine Feeling poopy, just continue feeling poopy.
I am just posting what treatment I am getting for FMS, if you don't want to read it, that is fine.
Got the blood test this morning, had 12 vials! I feel drained... "
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Reply #8 - 07/25/11  3:02pm
" Hi Jon,

Thanks so much for posting that info. Keep us updated. I would like to run this by my doctor.

YDLS "
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Reply #9 - 07/25/11  4:01pm
" Wow that wasn't very nice - going to chalk it up to bitchiness from having blood drawn.

I don't click on links either for the same reason. My virus protection goes crazy a couple of times a week as it is and I don't visit anything but DS and profession-related sites.

Take a nap and and chill pill. "
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Reply #10 - 07/25/11  5:58pm
" Thanks Peace for understanding why I dont click on links. Too many pcs getting hacked into and too many viruses anymore,people dont even realize they are on their pc and pass them out,. "

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