To help you cope with this debilitating and potentially embarrassing disease, as well as the effects of the drugs used for treatment, you may find it helpful to talk to others with the condition. You can find in-person or virtual support groups. Ask your dermatologist if there are any groups in your area or contact the International Pemphigus & Pemphigoid Foundation (IPPF).
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