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Topical steroid withdrawal is a thing! Be aware of how you're treating eczema.

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Topical steroid withdrawal is a thing! Be aware of how you're treating eczema.

Let me share Chi Pei's story with you. She wrote extensively about her journey from having 80% of her skin itchy and flakey (at its worst), to now living itch-free, with just a bit of residual rash. You will find by reading this that steroids actually did worse for her in the long run. She's not alone.  

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Here’s why you don’t HAVE to resort to steroids for eczema treatment.

Posted by Renee Harris on

Here’s why you don’t HAVE to resort to steroid treatment. You can make a few changes to start the healing process immediately It’s unsettling to have a 20 minute consultation with a doctor to then be handed a prescription for a topical steroid cream. Will this fix the problem permanently? Does this mean I won’t suffer from side effects? Does this tell me why I have eczema in the first place? No, No and No. And yet, your skin hurts, itches, and bleeds. Feeling hopeless, most people would take that prescription slip and reluctantly run to the pharmacy, even though its...

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