ALEX Hood struggles daily against excruciating pain. She takes morphine every four hours, she has lost the skin from large parts of her body and the fingers of her right hand are fused together.
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A TARGET of raising £500,000 a year has been set by the charity DebRA Scotland, which is involved in treating children who suffer from the genetic skin blistering condition EB.
ALEX Hood is struggling, more so than normal - and normal for this 15-year-old is an excruciating daily struggle with the skin-blistering genetic disorder dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa.
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