Scleroderma Treatment

Can this condition be treated? What Scleroderma treatment options are available? Learn more below about the current treatments available to patients.


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How to Treat Scleroderma

Unfortunately, there are no treatments available to cure scleroderma. Similarly, no treatments have been proven to slow the progression of the disease or modify its course, although a number of medications are often prescribed in the hopes that they will achieve this goal.

Goals of treatment include:

  • Treating existing symptoms, such as Raynaud's Disease and Phenomenon , arthritis , High Blood Pressure , difficulty swallowing, among others.
  • Protecting the skin from further damage
  • Supporting you and your family so that you can learn to live with the effects of scleroderma

Treatment involves the following:

At this time, there are no surgical procedures for the treatment of scleroderma.


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