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Jacqueline: Morphea Scleroderma

My doctor did not explain the disease very well to me.

Black Eyed Susan for Jacqueline by Shelley Ensz I am a twenty-one-year-old female. I was diagnosed with morphea when I was a junior in high school.

Thank God for dermatology. However my doctor did not explain the disease very well to me. I have multiple grayish/brown/ and white spots on my sides, stomach, and back. The one on my left side is huge!

I was given steroid injections so it would not show through my beautiful prom dress but it was no use. I only received a few injections and after high school I almost forgot about my morphea.

I was in one of my Occupational Therapy classes today when a classmate presented a fact sheet on scleroderma. I was shocked! I had never heard anything about it!

I was recently beginning to want to do something about the many spots because they are so ugly. I do realize I am very lucky and hope I can handle these. I am just wondering if I will get more if it's over? Thanks for listening!

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Jacqueline
New email address needed.
Old Email Prefix: jacq1400
New email address needed 07-18-06 SLE
Story posted 6-12-01

Story Artist: Shelley Ensz

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