I'm 18 and I've been having severe joint pains in my knees, hips, elbows, and shoulders for 8 months. During this time my immune system hasn't been the greatest and I've gotten numerous colds, mono, and ringworm. The pain originally started in my knees and increased and spread over time. It is now constant pain. When it started I was diagnosed with Ehrlichiosis. I received the treatment for that and about a week later the pain came back the they tried the antibiotics again and the pain did not go away. The doctor then said that I was making up the pain and just ignored it.
Five months later I came back to the doctor with the same complaints. Since then I've been to four specialists and a chiropractor. They've done x-rays on my knees and chest and have found nothing wrong. The only thing wrong with my blood was that I had very low vitamin d levels. I was then given a prescription for vitamin d and my levels are now back up.
Their theories have been lupus, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and cancer....but they say that my pains don't really fit the diseases because I'm relatively healthy.
Any ideas of what could be wrong with me?! It would be a great help because the pain is keeping me from sleeping and going to classes.
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