This is my life.

I was diagnosed for the past 20 years, was never told what dangers it poses, nor the utterly painful arthritis that goes with it. I have had many a bad comment from shop-keepers who would not want to touch my hands, I got my change by them throwing into my hand without contact, I have had Nursing staff tell me that they are itching now, thanks to me, Even chiropodists, gave not wanted to touch my feet, for fear they may get something from my disease. I am now told I am an infection risk, Because they say, the plaques from psoriasis adhere to the prosthetic metal when replacing knees. I am so fed up put down and generally maddened by all the negative remarks I have had. I was recently told that is not psoriasis it is hard skin. I just wanted to floor the woman. I have also been told that many of my ailments are linked to autoimmune diseases, so Thanks for that. I was never told I would be in pain for the rest of my life and thanks to this I now have osteoarthritis too. I was told for 6 years there was nothing wrong, although I knew better. When I demanded a second opinion, they found my knees were being eaten away, with arthritis. So much for a caring society.

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