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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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How can I manage Dercum's disease on a daily basis?
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Dercum's disease can involve intense pain that occur during daily activities such as opening a can, ...
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What is Dercum's disease?
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Dercum's disease is an uncommon condition first discovered by Francis Dercum. Usually affecting obes...
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What is the duration of Dercum's disease?
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Because little is known about what causes Dercum's disease, there is no known cure. The only treatme...
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Does Dercum's disease affect children differently than adults?
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The effects of Dercum's disease such as the fatty lipomas generally do not appear in childhood. Thes...
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