Hello, my name is Martha and I have a sister who was diagnosed with scleroderma, based on studies done two weeks ago. She has been ill since childhood, and is now thirty-seven years old, married and has two children.
According to the doctors she has liver problems, as well as in a kidney, although they still need to do further testing.
I was reading everyone's testimony here, and some are very similar to my sister's, so I would like to ask for some help in regard to treatments we could follow, or some suggestions. My sister's symptoms are mainly: tiredness, and sometimes stomach problems.
I really want to congratulate all of you for being so strong and brave to tell your story, and also because you are not giving up. Keep it up.
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Story edited 04-07-07 JTD
Story posted 04-09-07 SLE
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(Español) Martha: Hermana de Paciente con Esclerodermia
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