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Many women with scleroderma may feel self-conscious about changes to their skin, particularly on their faces. They’ll often apply makeup to try and cover up any changes without realizing that ... Read more
Once you have been diagnosed with scleroderma you will probably continue seeing your rheumatologist for ongoing treatment. You may also need to see other specialists since scleroderma can affect many different areas of the ... Read more
Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin,” mostly because we get it naturally when the sun’s UV rays interact with our skin, which triggers the vitamin’s synthesis. The vitamin helps our body’s absorption ... Read more
Being diagnosed with scleroderma can be overwhelming. It’ll take time to come to terms with the diagnosis and you’ll likely experience a range of emotions until then. MORE: Seven facts you should know about Raynaud’s ... Read more
In early 2016, a team of researchers developed a potential therapy for patients with scleroderma: an anti-scarring paste to help prevent the progression of fibrosis. The study focused on radiation dermatitis, a ... Read more
With scleroderma, connective tissues in the body’s major organs become thickened due to an overproduction of collagen. Scleroderma most noticeably affects the skin, but it can also affect internal organs leading ... Read more
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