No, it does NOT sound like fibromyalgia. Granted, I'm not a medical practioner...
The main diagnostic tool in fibro is the trigger points. There are 18 of them, and in order to be diagnosed with fibro, at least 11 out of the 18 have to trigger pain responses. Not painful, NOT fibro. I'd skip the Savella and ask for a second opinion--maybe a referral to a rheumatologist or a neurologist, who are specialists who deal with fibromyalgia on a daily basis. And I'd think seriously about finding another Primary Care. Fibro used to take up to six years for a diagnosis... granted, that was because no one including the doctors believed it was real-- but it sounds like yours has gone too far the other way, and is writing the issue off as fibro instead of following through on eliminating the other possibilities...
A sudden abnormal fatigue response like that can be a simple thing, or it can be something a lot more serious than fibro-- I am a bit worried that this needs to be followed up on...
DO get another opinion, PLEASE!
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