I came down with pansclerotic morphea when I was thirteen years old. I started losing weight very fast and my feet and hands started swelling. I started getting sores on my feet and could hardly stand.
My first treatment was chemotherapy, then steroids, then light treatment.
It has been about three years and I am starting to gain weight and my skin has gotten better. I can walk, run and do just about anything that I want, thanks to medical treatment.
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Story posted 10-23-06 SLE
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