Scleroderma is a systemic autoimmune disease that causes hardening of the skin and connective tissues. The disease mostly affects women ages 30-50, but children and men can also be affected. Each patient’s experience with scleroderma is individualized. Some patients deal with slight skin tightening while other suffer from a variety of life-threatening internal organ issues.
On her YouTube channel Crystal Guzman shares a very personal account of the pain she endures from scleroderma. Speaking from her bed, Crystal tearfully details the relentless pain she experiences, talks about her hopes of raising enough money to undergo stem cell transplant treatment, and imagines what her future could hold after the procedure.
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