I Was Told That I Have Morphea

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 50 People

    It's An Autoimmune Disorder

    I wrote a little about this in a blog a couple weeks ago.  But I thought that maybe I'd get more responses if I put it here.  I don't know much about this disorder--other than it's an autoimmune thing.  The only symptom is a "bruise" on my leg that hasn...
    trixi trixi
    41-45, F
    16 Responses Oct 1, 2008

    I Have Morphea && I Hate It!!

    my first sign of morphea showed when i was in the 10th grade. its on both of my arms nd going across my right breast. at first i didnt know what it was so i went to the doctor and he did a biopsy and basically told me there was nothing i could do about it and there's a chance...
    brittany19 brittany19
    18-21
    5 Responses Jun 16, 2010

    8 months ago i came home from my high school

    football game and had noticed a lump on the top of my right wrist but didnt remember getting hit at all....the next day my mother had taken me to my doctor to get it looked at and they said/thought it was a gang-lion cyst and felt happy that it was nothing really to worry about...
    Marcus206 Marcus206
    18-21, M
    Jul 10, 2014

    All Gone

    I can hardly even remember when it was first came because I was only in grade 1 (six years old), but apparently the school was the first to notice because they called my mum in thinking that they were buises and that she was beating me, I cracked up at that, it's so hilarious...
    kiaramaline kiaramaline
    16-17
    1 Response Mar 23, 2012

    I Have Morphea

    When I was eight, some brown purple bruises appeared on my back. I assumed I had just bashed myself and I left it. A few months went by and they appeared on my lower neck. My mum spotted them and since my dad is a doctor he was concerned so we made an appointment at the GP. The...
    Vickieb Vickieb
    13-15
    3 Responses Nov 29, 2011

    It'S A New Thing To Me.

    I was just diagnosed with Morphea yesterday, I am only 16 and I am scared to death. I have been doing tons of research on Morphea, and I think it made me more scared, I am just glad that there are other people that have it, so I know I am not alone!
    carrieemmons116 carrieemmons116
    18-21
    2 Responses Apr 27, 2013

    My Morphia

    Since i was a child i already know i had a morphia after My Mom, Dad and I went to a hospital in Cebu and the doctor observed and took a sample (skin, just a little) from my stomach for further observation and then when we went back to the hospital, the doctor told us that i had...
    youni04 youni04
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 5, 2013

    My Daughter's Morphea

    Does anyone with Morphea use long term eye drops or had congenital cataracts? Contact me please.
    daleearley daleearley
    51-55
    Aug 7, 2012

    Coup De Sabre Morphea

    I am 31 and got diagosed with this recently. I'm taking methotrextae and IV steroid infusions. Wish it would go away as it's a line of morphea right down my forehead. Anyone got any advice?
    LookingUp1979 LookingUp1979
    31-35
    6 Responses Aug 17, 2010

    I'm So Over En Coup De Sabre

    I just posted this as a comment in response to another post, but it may help others. It's very long. I also have battled en coup de sabre for several years now! I'm now 24, but it first became noticeable 6 years ago as I started college. I have been through the methotrexate...
    klosvo klosvo
    22-25
    5 Responses Feb 24, 2012

    I have morphea and was also born with an extra

    thumb. wondering if anyone else has the same experience?
    circuspeanut4eva circuspeanut4eva
    26-30, F
    Mar 13, 2015

    I have had morphea since 1965 at the age of 14.

    Back then it was extremely rare to find a doctor who even knew what morphea was. My morphea started as a round spot on my wrist. I do remember having a scab in that spot prior to the discoloration appearing. I was also having allergic reactions prior to the morphea spot...
    Muffygirl Muffygirl
    61-65, F
    1 Response Aug 1, 2014

    Any Advice On Morphea And Pregnancy?

    I have morphea, the most cosmetic version. It's spots on my back, arm, and stomach and, as far as I can tell, they haven't caused any further problems. Recently my husband and I have started talking about having children. Just last night I heard a story of a family who had a...
    emaufmuth emaufmuth
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 2, 2012

    Morphea & Weakness

    I was diagnosed with morphea 2 yrs ago. It started as a small patch of hard skin on my forearm. Since then is has become discolored, dimpled, and spread all the way up to my shoulder blade. Besides always being asked what the heck happened to my arm, my only issue with it is...
    Speechmomma Speechmomma
    22-25
    1 Response Oct 9, 2013

    Malaria Medicine For Morphea

    I had purple patches on my body that was clinically diagnosed as morphea. The dermatologist put me on Hydroxychloroquine a malaria drug. Has anyone had success with this drug. Soon after taking it, I developed an extremely itchy rash. Is it connected? Any ideas on what works to...
    briliant briliant
    70+
    Jul 9, 2011

    My Morphea

    I was diagnosed after a biospy with Morphea as of May 2010.  This was after a year long fight with my family doctor about the "bruising" on my leg.  I then was reffered to a dermatologist and they confirmed the diagnosis.  He started me on the strongest cortizon cream dosage...
    Lindsaylu1982 Lindsaylu1982
    26-30
    3 Responses Feb 26, 2011

    I Have Generalized Morphea

    Hello all I am Leila. My condition developed as a child. I was around 9 years old. I really don't know how it all happened but this I am sure of is shortly after I had "chicken pox". I am now 23 years old. Just turned actually. I have generalized patches on my trunk, back, left...
    Leighshalhoub Leighshalhoub
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Jul 10, 2013

    I have a rare type morphea profunda it has

    caused a 4 cm by 4 cm atrophy on my left hip. I was just diagnosed am a little frightned the doctors are running a lot of blood work to check for ra and lot of other things I have an appt with a specialist but its 3 weeks away I am hoping maybe someone on here has the same thing...
    saunders24 saunders24
    26-30, F
    Jul 22, 2014
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