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I'm just wondering if anyone with fibromyalgia has had gastric sleeve surgery. My biggest concern is the amount of pain after surgery.

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Just anecdotal, so please take this within context and not a promise:

I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia, pretty classic symptoms and all. Regardless of the label, I dealt with a lot of unexplained pain and low pain tolerance levels. Whatever it is.

After my surgery, there was a TON of pain. I whined on here, I got through it...and now, I'm doing TONS better. It changes, like some days due to body changes, my muscles will hurt super bad. The more I get my nutrients back through the stages, and the better I feel. One of my worst fibro symptoms was a lack of balance and dizziness-which has drastically improved.

The surgery is basically going to kick your body's butt and almost force it to reprogram and change.

I'm glad I got it and I'm seeing some severe symptoms changing for me.

Hope that helps.

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