Now I don't know what to do since I don't know a lot about the illness or what treatments there are.
I would also like to know how it will impact my life as I don't know how bad this is. Another thing that I don't know is how you determine the type. My skin has hardened on my leg. How fast does this evolve?
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Story edited 04-23-07 JTD
Story posted 05-01-07 SLE
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