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Which hand is affected more with the Scleroderma?

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My Homehealth care nurse wanted me to ask you guys this question. Which hand is more affected by the Scleroderma? Which hand do you use mostly? My right hand is worse then my left hand. I was right handed before I had Scleroderma.

Sadie

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Hi Sadie,

 

The same with me. I am right handed and the Scleroderma is more affected on my right hand.

 

Karen

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Hello everyone, I have so much calcinosis cutis on my right hand and none on my left hand. That interested is it?

 

Warm regards

 

 

Alice

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I'm right-handed and it is the worst affected. How cruel is life that the hand that gets the ulcers is also the one rummaging around in your handbag for your keys etc.!?


Diagnosed diffuse systemic scleroderma December 2005 (on my 30th birthday, as if turning 30 wasn't enough?!)

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I'm right handed and I do seem to have more problems with that hand. Is it worse because it is our dominant hand so therefore we notice things more because we use it more?

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I am right handed and fortunately my left hand is affected more. I can just about make a fist with my right hand but my left closes about half way.


ISN Artist

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I'm LEFT-handed, but my right hand is more affect :blink: ed I DO use my right hand for alot of things, though. I used to bowl right-handed, play racquetball witheither hand, kick withmy left foot, bat withmy right hand, catch withmy left, throw withmy right.

 

Yup, I admit it... I'm a bit messed up! :P

 

Susie


Special Hugs,

 

Susie Kraft

ISN Support Specialist

ISN Chat Host

International Scleroderma Network (ISN)

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My husband is right handed, and is affected more in the right hand


Oddone - Spouse - 38 yr old Husband diagnosed October 2006, Diffuse Systemic Scleroderma

Normal PFT(July 06), ECG(Nov/06)

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Hi Sadie, Its something I had never really thought about before you brought up the subject but I'm right handed and my right hand is definitely more effected: it is more swollen, fingers more bent, nails in worse condition and has my only calcinosis.

 

lizzie

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Hi,

 

I am right handed and my right hand is more effected. As well my right leg is more effected.

 

Lucy


Lucy

Diffused Scleroderma

Diagnosed Dec/06

First Sympton Nov/05

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