You do sound like a classic case of Lupus. Has your doctor ran an ANA test on you yet?
You need to see a rheumy for further testing.
Also get you some sun protective clothing and hats. I have bought several pieces of clothes from coolibar.com and sungrubbies.com. I perfer the coolibar style clothing. They are softer and nicer in hot weather.
Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Glaucoma, Asthma, Hypothyriodism, Sleep Apnea, Degenerative Disk and Facet Disease, and Allergies
When life throws you lemons....
Pick them up and throw them right back at them! :))