Specialist team

There are a variety of different specialists involved with scleroderma. Some specialise in specific symptoms, others look at the body as a whole. Find out about the doctors and nurses you may see, depending on your symptoms.

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There may be many people in your specialist team but you might generally see only one doctor. Whomever you see, it is important to let them know what has changed since your last appointment.

Tell your doctor

  • Changes in your symptoms.

  • Changes in how active you are able to be.

  • The effects of any medications you have been taking.

  • Changes in your lifestyle.

Healthcare specialists

The following is a list of some of the healthcare professionals who might be involved in your care:

  • Making the most of your appointment

    Your medical team can give you lots of support, valuable information and advice. This section will help you plan what to say and what to ask at each appointment, so that you can make the most of your time.

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