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Old 11-22-2007, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Maryland Doctor Proposes Treatment Using Vitamin A.

Sacked from his job, deserted by his wife, shunned by neighbors -- "tree man" Dede has been treated as a freak for most of his life because of the gnarled growths sprouting from his hands and feet.

But now the 35-year-old Indonesian, hopes a doctor in the United States will be able to treat the horn-like extensions that started appearing on his body when he was a teenager.

ABC News: Wart-Stricken 'Tree Man' Seeks Help

http://a.abcnews.com/images/International/rt_dede_071122_ms.jpg (broken link)
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Old 11-22-2007, 08:54 PM
 
Location: In the real world!
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That is awful!! That poor man!
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Old 07-18-2008, 09:23 PM
 
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makes me feel lucky that i don't have any defects
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Old 07-19-2008, 08:14 AM
 
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Its not a defect. Its the HPV virus. I wonder how the treatments went.
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