My name is Donato. I discovered I am affected by this illness a year ago, following problems with my hands, where I lost sensibility and they got swollen in a particular way when it was cold. I checked into a specialized centre at the Bari hospital, and after several controls I got diagnosed with this illness.
At the beginning I didn't know what it was, but afterwards I got informed and I realized how serious it was. Right now I am following a treatment with Endoxan, Medrol, Trental, Pantorc, Cardirene.
I wrote to you for a recommendation from a doctor, I would like to know whether this is the right treatment since I have compromised my lungs to some extent, (bronchiectasis) and my esophagus only at the end.
Thank goodness I am fine, and the only problems are in my hands and the continuous coughing. Thank you.
Story edited 03-20-09 JTD
Story posted 03-27-09 SLE
Story Artist: Shelley Ensz
Story Translator: Alba León
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin
Alba León is the ISN Translator for this page. She is studying international relations in Mexico City.
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