Hardening of the skin or Scleroderma occurs as a chronic skin disease and does not have a permanent cure since this occurs as a result of malfunctioning of the immune system. It makes the skin thick and may eventually cause rashes in some parts of the body. There is no permanent cure for hardening of the skin or Scleroderma however Dermatologists treat Hardening of the skin or Scleroderma by reducing the symptoms. Medicines like Aspirin are first given to remove the swelling and pain. At times, Steroids are given by Dermatologists to improve the immune response which can help with muscles, joint pains and internal organ problems. Drugs that boost blood flow to the fingers are also given. Some of the worst cases of Hardening of the skin or Scleroderma results in high blood pressure and hence medication for that is also given. Dermatologists also give other therapies which include physical, Occupational and Stress management therapy. In very rare cases, if an organ gets damaged due to Hardening of the skin or Scleroderma effects, organ transplant or replacement is done. The cure or reducing the intensity of Hardening of the skin or Scleroderma disease takes months , even years depending upon the intensity of the spread of the disease and how a patient responds well to the medications. Once the patient gets relieved of Hardening of the skin or Scleroderma, they need to follow doctors' advice clearly and maintain a healthy life style in order for their immune system to be strong most of the times.