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Doris: Morphea

I have spent over $2000.00 on different creams, ointments and pills to no avail.

Pottery by Sherrill Knaggs, ISN Artist I was diagnosed with morphea in 2006. It started with itching that would not stop and now after a year and a half later it is still itching and painful with more blotches appearing weekly.

I have spent over two thousand dollars on different creams, ointments and pills to no avail.

What I found that gives me the most relief is Vicks Vapor Rub, put directly on the sores. I am able to sleep almost all night.

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Doris
New email address needed 08-06-09 SLE
Old Email Prefix: sis2ten
Story edited 02-05-08 JTD
Story posted 02-05-08 SLE

ISN Senior Artist: Sherrill Knaggs
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ISN Artist: Sherrill Knaggs (In Loving Memory)

Sherrill KnaggsSherrill Knaggs, ISN Artist, created the digital photo to illustrate the story on this page. Sherrill lived in New Zealand. Her story was featured in ISN's book, Voices of Scleroderma Volume 2.

ISN Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin

Photo of JudithJudith Thompson Devlin is the ISN Story Editor for this story. She is also lead editor of the ISN's wonderful Voices of Scleroderma book series!

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