I have limited systemic sclerosis and certainly fall into the 'thick skin' definition of scleroderma. Raynauds for years, some skin tightening on hands and feet, puffy fingers but no sclerodactyly yet. I do get corns on my finger tips probably related to my manual work on the farm, these became a lot worse last summer when I was doing all the milking I which your finger tips are constantly in use lifting and positioning the clusters. The corn on my left thumb was particularly prominent and became very painful and as it was starting to peel its top layer and catch on things, I carefully cut the top off - didn't penetrate the lower skin layers. It then became apparent that there was an abscess building underneath, which has now been lanced and dressed by a nurse and I'm on flucloxacillin (again) as there was a wider infection starting. Does anyone else get bad corns on their fingers? I get them on my feet as well but of course I can get a podiatrist to help remove those. Unfortunately the combination of mycophenolate, a job surrounded by muck and mud, and Raynauds combine to make me very prone to infection, I've had to resort to antibiotics about 6 times in 3 years now, having been about 15 years since my last requirement!
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