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  1. Thank you all for your feedback and greetings. Hopefully I will be able to see a specialist soon. All the best!
  2. Hello everyone. I am 27. I was diagnosed with localized scleroderma, or morphea, about 5 years ago. I had a big spot on my anterior abdomen and a very large area encircling most of my right breast, and a couple of tiny ones. I was diagnosed via biopsy after 3 different fungus creams--that obviously didn't work--and all four doctors at the clinic scratching their heads. The spot on my breast actually dug into my skin so badly that it deformed my breast severely. So, over the past couple of years, the spots got better. The one on my abdomen has gotten really thin (without using the stero
  3. I just wanted to say Thank You to all of the responders. I appreciate all of the feedback. I will say that by specialist, I meant rheumatologist. I wasn't even aware that there were scleroderma specialists. Good to know. :) I guess I'll see a general practitioner first--and this time actually tell them everything that is bothering me. (I'm sure I'm not the only one guilty of holding back just so I don't feel like I'm complaining.) I do feel a little better now, and BELIEVE me when I say that I know it could be MUCH worse. And I hope for the best for each and every one of you. :)
  4. I'm a 25 year old female. About 3 years ago, I began to develop scar tissue on my abdomen. It showed up in the shape of a pair of lips (funny)! The next one showed up on my breast, when it covered 1/3 I finally went to the doctor. They prescribed many fungus creams, to no avail, and finally did a skin biopsy of my breast. I was told it was scleroderma. I finally went to a specialist about a year ago. My opinion of the guy is not high. He didn't run ANY tests... and I have bad teeth, always have, he asked if I've ever done meth, when I responded that I haven't, he says, "Are you sure? You k
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