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16 Months TSW

May 25th! Today marks 16 months for me going through Topical Steroid Withdrawal.

I am writing to you from England which makes this even more exciting! 270 more words

Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Atopic dermatitis 2

I have never been hospitalized because of my skin, I have never been an extreme scratcher anyways. Still it was bad from time to time. I could have gone to the clinic and gotten my daily amounts of high-dosed cortison – but I didn’t want to. 1,784 more words


What a Year Looks Like

Yesterday, my time line reminded me how far I have come in this withdrawal battle.

I think it still boggles minds when talking about a withdrawal that can last years at a time, literally. 353 more words

Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Skin allergies.Eczema .Atopic Dermatitis.Acupuncture

I still remember that noon time when our office supervisor suddenly asked why my neck was red. I checked and scratched my neck and it felt itchier. 297 more words


15 Months TSW (Red Skin Syndrome)

Hey guys!

Sorry, I am a bit late with this post. I was on a cruise (woot!) so I was not near wi-fi. Can you believe it? 340 more words

Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Springtime in Northern Virginia: All about allergies, even for Fluffy and Fido too!

This time of year we get many calls about pets that are scratching at themselves, licking their paws, having runny eyes, and are sneezing and coughing.  519 more words

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Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a recurring, inherited, inflammatory skin condition. Symptoms include patches or areas of dry, itching, scaling and reddened skin.

When I was born, the doctor reassured my parents, “Don’t worry, she’ll grow out of it”.

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