joint/ tendon/connective tissue problems
In addition to the swelling my affected joints hurt. They have a dull ache all the time, and a sharp pain when I use them.
I have been to a rheumatologist and he checked me for EVERYTHING and found nothing. He did find that in my Western blot I had one abnormal finding (Igmi P23). So he sent me to an infectious disease doctor. The infectious disease doctor basically blew me off. He said I don't have lyme and my joints don't look that bad to him!!!
I know lyme causes swelling of the joints, but from what I've read it migrates from joint to joint instead of staying in the affected joint.
Could Chlamydia Pneumoniae or HHV6 or EBVi be causing this?
I did start Valtrex in August and I'm due to start Vatcyte this week, but I'm afraid to start Valcyte until I figure out what this new problem is.
Also, it seems to be more that my tendons or connective tissue around my joints are affected than the joints themselves.
Does anyone else out there have the same thing? Do you know what causes it and how to stop it?
Are there any good articles that specifically address joint, tendon and connective tissue problems?