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And here's another possibility , calcinosis cutis, deposits of calcium phosphate crystals in the skin ;
Two cases of vaccine induced calcinosis cutis ;
"Calcinosis cutis results from deposits of calcium and phosphorus in the skin. We report here for the first time two cases of calcinosis cutis following the local injection of influenza vaccine."
There are many causes and treatments ;
The images are usually of extreme cases ;
Here's an image in the case of a child , it's less extreme ;
Lenora, thanks. Yes, I have asked, back in 2021, my oncologist and rheumatologist to test EDS, since I have a genetic mutation in diff. genes especially chromosome 9 (COL5A1, LOC101448202). Neither one of the doctors deemed a test necessary, because I don´t have joint dislocations, and my spine curvature "is not too bad" they said.Ehler-Danlos Syndrome
Your post was very revealing and helpful. Thanks.
I truly appreciate your encouragement. Thank you.if you did wish to try and rule it out
I´m very thankful for every word in your "brain dump". You open another window to a long-standing problem.sorry for the brain dump
of course feel freeWould you allow me to share "some" of your information with some of my ME friends?
I appreciate your information.information that could be helpful to you or others
I agree with you since I had to learn about the limitation of medical knowledge even among some doctors.i do notice that not all but a lot of people in the CFS/ME population seem to be particularly resistant to the idea they could have a bacterial infection - i am not entirely sure way that is.