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Old 01-14-2008, 07:35 PM
Christin Christin is offline
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Default Please help

Hi you all and a happy new year!!
I havenīt been writing so much for a while, feeling a bit down...

My daughter still has an ulcer. It has been over 7 months now.... :-( I donīt know what to do. We are changing her dressings, keeping it clean, she have had two penicillin treatments but it just wonīt heal. It seems like every time we take the old dressing away, some skin stucks to it. Then, thereīs a new ulcer. It also seems like there is not enough skin to cover the ulcer.
Any suggestions?

Unfortunately we have to have the dressings on, she is constantly itching the mark otherwise. It has bled a few times, quite much!

My other concern is the growth. The lesion grew a lot until she was about 4 months old. We donīt think it has grown since. BUT, I am constantly worried that it will. Does anyone have any statistics? Is there alsways a second growth-face? When in that case. We havenīt had any treatment.

We are seeing a lot of greying in the middle, and the whole lesion is softer, does "hang" a bit (it is compound) and is brighter. Not so angry red any more.

Please, any thoughts? This whole thing is really making me sad and down.

Take care!

Love/ Christin from Sweden
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