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#1 Rachelle

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Posted 16 June 2007 - 12:03 PM

Has anyone tried DMSO, UVA therapy, or topical and oral vitamin E for this condtion?? I am researching some and found these possible treatments. Any info greatly appreciated!

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Posted 16 June 2007 - 05:14 PM

Hello Rachelle,
I see that you are new to the forums, and I wanted to say Welcome!

I am not familiar with DMSO, but I did find this artical in Scleroderma A to Z that covers some info on the subject:
http://www.dmso.org/...derma/index.htm

The next article is one that describes one patients treatment with UVA therapy:
http://www.ncbi.nlm....p;dopt=Abstract

I didn't find much info linking vitamin E to Scleroderma, however vitamin E can cause hypertension if taken in excess.
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Posted 16 June 2007 - 06:37 PM

Thank You for finding some info!!

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Posted 17 June 2007 - 09:44 AM

I have UVA treatment weekly. It really seems to help me with my joint pain especially.
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