Skincare Tips — topical steroid withdrawal

Understand Seborrheic Dermatitis (Seb Derm) – Treatment & Natural Care Options

Seborrheic dermatitis (Seb Derm)  in adults can persist for many months, even years. It is estimated that 5 percent of adults...

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A Collaborative Research Journey to Discover Natural Ointments to Sooth Itchy Skin

In the past few months, we have received a number of inquiries from people who used our natural, herbal ointments on their sensitive and itchy...

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Understand Topical Steroid Withdrawal – Incredible Lessons Learned

Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) is a skin condition that may be associated with the use of topical steroids, which are medications used to treat various skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. Other names for TSW are Red Skin Syndrome (RSS) or Topical Steroid Addiction (TSA). This condition is not very well studied or recognized by the medical community. The incidence and prevalence of this condition is unknown. Although many patients with TSW and some physicians believe TSW is caused by excessive and chronic use of topical steroids in the form of creams, oils, gels, ointments, and lotions, the exact cause and mechanisms are not clear because not everyone who uses topical steroids will develop TSW.

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Eczema -- Not Just a Skin Condition

Eczema is a chronic skin disease affecting more than 35 million Americans. People with eczema commonly have an itchy rash on the face, neck, arms,...

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Battle Plan to Fight Off Itch

Itch is a common symptom associated with many skin conditions such as insect bites, allergic contact dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, lymphoma and topical steroid withdrawal syndrome....

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Topical Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome Receives Clinical and Research Attention

Topical Corticosteroids are the first line of treatment for many skin conditions including Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) and Psoriasis. It is generally regarded that a topical...

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Prevent Recurring Skin Infection

  Kimberly is a 21-year-old college student. As a child, she had eczema, currently she is disease-free and only has very dry and sensitive skin....

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How Do You Know If You Have A Skin Infection?

One of the frequent questions that eczema patients ask is whether they have infection of their skin. In many cases, the skin barrier of eczema...

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How to Talk to Your Doctor About Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Topical steroids are commonly prescribed medications by dermatologists and other physicians to treat a wide range of skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. When...

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