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First of all Thank You ! I have RSD/CRPS and the "invisibility" factor is huge. "You don't look sick" should be a phrase that is erased from all languages. Having to explain what one has is exhausting because most of the time it is not understood. Time does not permit you to give the ones you are trying to explain your condition to an understandable scenario of what it is truly like to be in your shoes especially if that condition is uncommon or rare.
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