I'm hoping that someone here can help me to figure something out, actually it is 2 questions that I have. I have taken an anti-drug (illegal, that is) position all my life. I'm an ex FireFighter/EMT and have taken many medical classes both in nursing and emergency medicine. I cant tell you how helpful it has been for me and my medical problems but none of my experience has prepared me for what has been going on with me this past year. First, I have been going to a pain clinic for over a year now. I had to change to a new one a month ago over this and also the death of a friend that overdosed on her pain meds that went there. For some reason I am testing possitive for methadone almost every time they do a wiz quiz (urine sample) on me. It has caused me a great deal of trouble keeping a pain specialist and nobody knows why I am testing for this drug. I have brung all of my meds into their office to see if it could be that. I have even brought in my vitamins as well. Here I am about to lose a very good pain Doctor for something that I am not doing. Has anyone on this message board had or know someone who has had this problem? Secondly, since May of this year I have been having these "spells" of a burning sensation on my face and arms about every 3 weeks. I've had a nuerologist tell me that it is some sort of panic or anxiety attack. I've had those attacks in the past and have never had this symtom...ever! I am frightened for my health and well being over this and am trying to find out what it is. I am hoping that it is not something to do with why I have been testing possitive for methadone, but it is strange that both are happening to me at the same time in my life. Could this be a new symtom of my Fibromyalgia? I have noticed that my FMS has become worse over the past year as well. Please if anyone could help me with any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem to be. I am at my witts end and am beginning to think that I'm going crazy. Thank you all for taking the time to read this and give input. God bless. sandy in phx.