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Localized Morphea Scleroderma
What are symptoms of localised morphea circumscribed scleroderma of the glans of penis with pics if any/ also what are symptoms of penis lichen sclero?
See details: These are rashes and do not necessarily produce any symptoms. Have a doctor evaluate the rash.
I wanted to know will chemotherapy work for en coup de sabre, a form of morphea/linear scleroderma?
Morphea: There is good medicine for this condition. It can be well treated by someone well knowledged with this condition.See 2 more doctor answers
Morphea: Thee is no cure for either mophea or scleroderma. Treatments are not very good either.
Is infrared light therapy (for chronic wound localized scleroderma) and doxycycline 100mg bid safe? Foot has become highly red appearing.
Depends on type: The treatment ranges from "no treatment necessary" for mild forms of localized scleroderma (limited to the skin) to bone marrow transplantation for systemic sclerosis with internal organ involvement. Though there is no cure, advances are being made in the treatment of all manifestations of the condition.See 1 more doctor answer
Skin changes: The first sign is usually patchy areas on the skin that often make a linear pattern. Early on, they are slightly pink and thickened, but can be flat and shiny. As time passes, the skin spots enlarge and often become thick and lavender/purple-colored, sometimes with pale flat centers. Scleroderma can also affect the heart, lung, kidney, joints, digestive tract. Please see your doctor if you're worried.
There are many: The most common is a change in the texture or elasticity of the skin - feels harder or thicker, there may be symptoms of cold sensitivity of fingers and toes with color changes on cold exposure, shortness of breath, diffuculty swallowing and many others. If you really concerned you should see a rherumatologist.
Morphea: Limited scleroderma is called morphea and it is a inflammatory thickening of the skin which is thought to be a reaction to an infection. Early treatment with Minocycline can cause it to burn out leaving discoloration. Fractionated laser can be used on post morphea lesion to I prove color and texture.See 1 more doctor answer
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