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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.  361 more words

Pet Wellness



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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It's Not About the Good Days

When it comes to living with Red Skin Syndrome, going through withdrawal can be the most exhausting, unpredictable journey.

You are not in control. You have taken the backseat and bravely allowed the withdrawal process to steer blindly towards that ever distant light you wish to reach. 576 more words

Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Avene Eau Thermale Xeracalm AD cream review

Hi everyone!

People suffering from dry skin,sensitive skin and eczema-prone people swear by this brand.So last year,I also took the plunge and introduced this in my skincare.To be honest,the products have improved my skin texture,reduce redness and itching and control the symptoms to some extent.However,the cream was too rich to be used during the day,so I had to be patient while using them.I have a done a review on some of the products from the Trixera+ selectiose range of Avene.I will link them below. 657 more words


It's finally here! My first book "I have eczema....so what?"

I had mentioned in my last post that I was writing a book for children suffering from eczema. This is in conjunction with my daughter’s dermatologist, Dr Amrita Talwar who is a coauthor of  this book. 616 more words


My Eczema journal-Spring-Summer


It’s been a while since I posted an update of my eczema.I am having an on & off relationship with eczema and I wish I have a proper break-up with him,but alas!he’s clingy. 319 more words


14 Months TSW (Topical Steroid Withdrawal)

Hello all x

I know I usually post every two weeks about my progress but I didn’t feel there was much change in my skin. I am now in the truly limbo area of my withdrawal. 583 more words

Topical Steroid Withdrawal