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I have been diagnoised with...
I have been diagnoised with sclerderma of the esphogas, have had 3 halo treaments for barrett's esphogas. In 2009 my colon quit working for no reason, there was no cancer but my colon still was removed. This was prior to the diagnois of sclerderma. In your opionion do you think the colon issue could have been sclerderma.
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Endocrinologist: DocPhilMD, Internist replied 4 months ago
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Endocrinologist: DocPhilMD, Internist replied 4 months ago

Absolutely it could have been

as you know, scleroderma basically causes fibrosis of tissues

if the colon just stopped working it had to be the scleroderma

I'm very sorry about this

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
could the scleroderma be the reason they have an issue starting an IV? It seems of be hard to get the needle in. I have heard the nurse say I am a hard stick.
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
could the scleroderma be the reason they have an issue starting an IV? It seems of be hard to get the needle in. I have heard the nurse say I am a hard stick.
Endocrinologist: DocPhilMD, Internist replied 4 months ago

absolutely

the skin and veins fibrose too

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