can anyone explain to me whats happening to my body?I have very severe pain in almost all my joints big or small for a couple of months. I feel weak and ill most of the time. Blood tests are normal.One shoulder repeatedly dislocates and my left elbow/wrist and hand swells and resolves. It can be extremely painful and immobile.
I have seen a rheumatologist and he has diagnosed osteoarthritis and prescribed NSAIDs (etoricoxib)and tramadolSR 100mg bd.He will see me again for x-rays in a few weeks.
But I just dont understand. I am just 51 and a year ago I was fit and well.And in that time I have become fairly constantly ill, in pain and disabled.
What I want to know is how can this have happened so rapidly, so painfully and in so many joints?