Veronica asked 4 years ago

Has anyone else experienced hearing loss, known as Autoimmune inner ear disease (AIED), as result of their fibromyalgia or another auto immune disease? Have been living with Fibro for 8 years and was recently diagnosed with AIED but wont be seen by a rheumatologist until September.

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Craig K. answered 4 years ago

We here at the NFA have not heard of hearing problems associated with autoimmune disease being associated with Fibromyalgia before. We have put the word out to our Medical Advisors for their opinion on this topic and will post when we have more information to share with you!
In the meantime, here is a list of the overlapping symptoms and conditions that are part of the diagnosis of fibromyalgia:
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anxiety Disorders
Arthritic Conditions
Back Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical (neck) Disk Disease Cervical (neck) Myofascial Pain Cervical (neck) Sprain and Strain Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Swollen/Tender Lymph Nodes Cognitive Dysfunction
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSDS)
Endocrine Disorders
Esophageal Dysmotility
Female Urethral Syndrome Functional Bowel Disorder Syndromes Hypermobility Syndrome Hyperthyroidism
Interstitial Cystitis
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Lumbar (low back) Degen. Disk Disease Lumbar (low back) Facet Arthropathy Lupus/ Autoimmune Diseases
Lyme Disease
Mechanical Low Back Pain
Meralgia Paresthetica
Migraine Headaches
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Multiple Chemical ‘Sensitivity (MCS) Myofascial Pain Syndrome Nondermatomal Paresthesia Osteoarthritis
PLMS (Periodical Limb Movement) Postpolio Syndrome
Premenstrual Syndi;ome (PMS) Pulmonary Symptoms
Raynaud Phenomenon
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sleep Disorders