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DAY 27 Scleroderma Awareness Month: TELANGIECTASIA

DAY 27  Scleroderma Awareness Month: TELANGIECTASIA Telangiectasia are another symptom of Scleroderma, which although not life threatening as such, can be extremely distressing to the patient due to the change in appearance of the skin. As can be seen in the above image, my face has taken on…

DAY 25 Scleroderma Awareness Month: PAIN and HAIR LOSS

  Pain is a universal symptom with disease and illness, and especially so with the autoimmune arthritic conditions. I cannot remember the last day whereby I did not have any pain. As with most of the symptoms with scleroderma, no two patients will present with the exact same…

DAY 20 Scleroderma Awareness Month: BONES, JOINTS, MUSCLES

  DAY 20  Scleroderma Awareness Month:  BONES, JOINTS, MUSCLES Most scleroderma patients will experience symptoms relating to their musculoskeletal system, including their bones, and in some cases this can lead to osteoporosis. Again, it is important to note that no two scleroderma patients will present with the exact…