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Very sore bones

(5 Posts)
CreepingDogFart Fri 01-Jan-16 20:29:52

If someone has had very sore bones for six months and they are in their early thirties, is it just a normal ageing thing or is there a problem? The pain can cause gasping and shock when moving. It's worse when it's cold. It's also been worse since having to bend up and down and kneel up and down on a daily basis every day for six months. Sometimes walking helps, sometimes it makes it worse. Average weight although could
stand to lose a few pounds, healthy diet, drinks too much alcohol (not an alcoholic), stressful job, heavy gym user up until six months ago, now walking several times daily but not accessing gym and doing nowhere near the same physical exercise in one stint but doing more exhausting things throughout the day, history of eating disorders (anorexia for about 10 years). Am I just ageing or have I damaged my body or do I have a problem? If I went to the doctor what would I even say? And I can't take my clothes off in front of them. I was going to name change but what's the point. Any ideas? Feel very old. sad

Foxedshoes Fri 01-Jan-16 20:55:12

Go see GP and say you are in pain. Explain, as you have here. I'm no expert but common sense (!) says it could be many things - but unlikely to be aging. You are young!
I'm taking vit d as very low (blood test revealed) if your pain is muscle rather than bone, it could be that?! But I know nothing - you should be asking your GP. I can't remember last time I took clothes off for GP (never?!) so try not to worry about that and if it comes up, explain how you feel.
Be brave and good luck.

CreepingDogFart Fri 01-Jan-16 21:02:12

Thankyou Foxed

Maiziemonkey Sat 02-Jan-16 01:43:27

Do get to see a doctor and tell them anything that has been different since the pains started. I only found out after nearly six yrs that my pain is from fibromyalgia- interestingly I have also had anorexia when young ( about 3 yrs) and also used to be a gym bunny. have you had any physical stress or psychological ones around the time of onset? There are a host of reasons you may be getting this pain, do not suffer in silence, get help getting to the bottom of it. if it is a deficiency it will be very quick to make you feel better, so it's worth the hassle finding out.

PollyPerky Sat 02-Jan-16 11:30:51

Sounds as if you might have arthritis. Why are you afraid to undress in front of a doctor? it's unlikely you will be asked to, but at some point you may need to be examined - do you need help with this issue?

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