I'm 15 years old with a 47 year old mother who is in constant pain. Her ankles and feet swell constantly, and her feet, ankles, back, neck, and legs are always hurting. She's told me that there is not one moment where she is not in pain. She has gone to the doctor three times, they've tested her for a number of things: rheumetoid arthritis, lupus, etc. All have come back negative, so the doctor decided to give her cortizone shots every couple weeks. They worked for about a day, and then the pain and swelling came back to her feet and ankles. Now she is expeiencing the symptoms I listed above, with the added flu-like symptoms and fatigue. I have seriously considered asking her to be tested for lyme disease, since her symptoms bear a resemblance to those of lyme, but I want opinions and someone to help me find out what is wrong with her, I can't stand seeing my mother in pain every waking moment. Please, please help me.
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