Hi, I've been away from this board for a long time. I have fibro, diagnosed many years ago. I manage it pretty well, and it's been much better since I banned gluten from my life about 2 years ago. I'm not cured, but definitely better. I need the experience and wisdom of the members here. I have an aquaintance who is still on a journey for answers for her symptoms and pain. My question to you, is that to me, she always smells like fresh paint. Is this a symptom of something? Has anyone encountered this before? (Please do not think I'm a nutcase... I'm looking for answers so I can offer help to her.) Her symptoms include exercise intolerance, muscle and joint pain, digestive disturbances, fatigue, food intolerances... sound familiar? Her doctor is not too helpful, but recently ordered blood tests which may help. So. Illness can cause odors. But I am stumped about the paint smell. And since fresh paint can be a migraine trigger for me, I'm sensitive to it. Any thoughts or ideas? Humbly, Beth.