In the year 2000, I finally received a diagnosis of localized morphea scleroderma.
I have bruise-like patches all over the trunk of my body. The spots grow under my breast, on my side, stomach, back, and part of my arm. It has confined itself to the left side of my body.
My doctor, at the time, told me not to worry, but at the same time said there is no cure. I think it is affecting my joints. I feel like I have arthritis at twenty five years old.
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Story posted 10-28-01
Story edited VH1: JTD 9-8-03
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