I am a thirty-nine-year-old woman. About a year ago I got diagnosed with Raynaud's, since the tip of my fingers had withered. I followed a treatment of iloprost, and afterwards they gave me pills that I had to take every day.
In 2008 my home doctor suggested I went to the hospital in Monza where I underwent several tests and they told me my ilness was systemic sclerosis. Since I didn't know what that was, I searched online for it.
Either way, I am getting worse, the Raynaud's is persisting, even in summer (think almost 35 degrees Celsius), it has begun extending to my stomach and bones. I do not know what else to do.
If anybody could help me I would be very grateful. Thanks from the bottom of my heart for allowing me to write.
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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