Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wednesday, July 9th

Today I had an outing to a dermatologist's office.  Not exactly the kind of outing one looks forward to, but an outing, nonetheless.

I have a skin eruption which the doctor believes is pemphigus.  There are two types but if his diagnosis is accurate, I probably have this type:

  • Pemphigus foliaceus.  The blisters, which usually begin on your face and scalp and later erupt on your chest and back, usually aren't painful, and occur primarily in older people.
We should have results of the biopsy within ten days.  In the meantime, they don't seem to bother me much; they are medicated and bandaged to keep me from bumping or scratching, causing further injury.  I'll keep you updated.

I hope you're enjoying your day today.  What day is it?  Oh, that's right, it's Hump Day!  There's that silly camel.  (Yes, I occasionally see things that you can't see.  HaHa!)

Thanks for going along to the doctor's office with me, Tracy!