I won't bother with a long preface; here's what I'm experiencing: stabbing joint pain, muscle ache, and twitching that varies in intensity. Arms are most powerfully affected with pain. Legs twitch the most. Twitching varies from nearly non-existent to easily hundreds a minute. I've noticed I clench my jaw a lot and trip over my words. I'm convinced that part is anxiety-related, but the constant joint pain and muscle ache I can't explain well. I try very hard to maintain relaxation throughout my arms.
Does anyone else experience this? It sounds a bit like me as fibro, but the possibility of something worse does concern me. My GP believes I have somatoform disorder/OCD/GAD. In fact every doctor I've seen believes I have severe anxiety. I feel like they dismiss my problems, even if it is just anxiety and it is frustrating. According to a massive amount of bloodwork, an EMG, 4 chest x-rays, a chest CT, 2 MRIs, 1 cspine MRI, a head CT, 15 ERs, 2 GPs, and a neurologist I am the epitome of health. And yet I'm in pain. My initial diagnosis was paresthesia that I've since stopped having. Later, 'nerve hyperexcitability', which is vague and not exactly satisfactory. The neurologist's words were, 'nothing nasty' and 'doesn't develop into anything worse'.