Hello, I am Ivone, from Montevideo, Uruguay. Let me tell you that since 1984, when I was diagnosed, I have managed to lead a completely normal life, without complications and sometimes I don't even remember I am ill at all.
I had a son, he is now twenty years old. I was very scared of pregnancy, but my dermatologist told me I wouldn't have any problems. My dermatologist has said there is no cure, but that I am stable. I have to keep it under control however, because I suffer from mild arthritis and these things are related.
This is it for now, I wish everyone a good quality of life.
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Story posted 08-24-06 SLE
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