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#1 Suriaty

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Posted 17 December 2007 - 06:38 AM

Hi..good day. Firstly, I hope you can understand me because I'm not so good in English.

Let me introduce myself. My name is Suriaty, I'm writing from Malaysia. I am a daughter to my 54 year old mother who has been suffering from scleroderma for more than 30 years. I have been looking for someone who can share the knowledge about this disease. Doctor told me, in Malaysia that there are only around 3-5 person scleroderma patient.
It have been very stressful to see my mother get worse from year to years. I'd like to know, what is the basic medication that given by a doctor for systemic scleroderma patient in your country?

Is UV blood irradiation can help pneumonia among scleroderma?

I really hope u will be able to answer me.

TQ.



#2 janey

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Posted 17 December 2007 - 12:54 PM

TQ,

Welcome to our forums! Thank you for introducing yourself and joining us. Your English is great so please feel free to ask more questions. There is a lot of experience in this group and lots of hugs to go around.

Hugs to you and your mother,


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#3 Sweet

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Posted 17 December 2007 - 01:21 PM

Hi TQ,

Welcome to the Sclero Forums. I'm so glad you've found us. You will find a lot of great info here in addition to support and friends that truly understand what you are feeling and what your mom is going through.


Warm and gentle hugs,

Pamela
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