I was in treatment for almost nine years, but I did not get better, and the illness kept on progressing. A few months ago I began a special treatment with UVA 1 photo therapy and my condition has improved considerably.
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Story edited 09-10-08 JTD
Story posted 01-15-09 SLE
Story Artist: Ione Bridgman
Story Translator: Alba León
Story Editor: Judith Thompson Devlin
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Alba León is the ISN Translator for this page. She is studying international relations in Mexico City.
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