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Where can I find support for Dercum's disease?

Support groups can be very helpful for long-term treatment of Dercum's disease. They can provide emotional counseling to deal with a variety of symptoms as well as validation from sharing and hearing personal anecdotes. There are many forms of support available for people with Dercum's disease such as online chat rooms, forums, and non- profit organizations.

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