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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • December 18, 2010
  • 10:25 PM

I have a connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. I also have Migraines. I have recently developed severe pain and swelling in the joints of my fingers, wrists, shoulders, knees, ankles and feet. I normally only have issues with my hips due to subluxations I have had there. I have also had three different antibiotics prescribed in the last 3 months. I had cervical strep, inner ear infections in both ears, and swollen lymph nodes under my arm. I had blood work 4 days before the lymph node swelling started and it was standard cbc blood panel and liver panel. My liver enzymes are within normal limits as well as my cbc. I take naproxen, depakote, xanax, neurontin, flexeril, medrol pack and vicodin. I still get no relief from the pain in my joints. The doctor said he doesn't know why I am still experiencing the pain and swelling. help please!

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  • I have a connective tissue disorder called Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. I also have Migraines. I have recently developed severe pain and swelling in the joints of my fingers, wrists, shoulders, knees, ankles and feet. I normally only have issues with my hips due to subluxations I have had there. I have also had three different antibiotics prescribed in the last 3 months. I had cervical strep, inner ear infections in both ears, and swollen lymph nodes under my arm. I had blood work 4 days before the lymph node swelling started and it was standard cbc blood panel and liver panel. My liver enzymes are within normal limits as well as my cbc. I take naproxen, depakote, xanax, , flexeril, medrol pack and vicodin. I still get no relief from the pain in my joints. The doctor said he doesn't know why I am still experiencing the pain and swelling. help please!I also need to tell you that it has been years since I've had an MRI or ct scan and have not had ANY testing on my heart. I have recently developed persistant hiccups that I have had for about a month, sometimes so bad they wake me up. I am having memory loss at times and it is very frustrating for both me and my family. I am just 37 and my body seems more like I'm 100. THe wierd thing is that i usually can count my good days on one hand, but this summer it was just the opposite and i didnt need a cane and especially not my wheelchair. my new registered name is vespertemple. I need help. I feel l may not recover this time. I don't want to stay this way. what can I do?
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    • December 25, 2010
    • 08:28 AM
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