Topical Steroid Addiction

Topical Steroid Withdrawal: Myth vs. Reality

Topical Steroid Withdrawal exists, but thankfully it isn’t as widespread as you may think. Read on to learn more. By Neil R. Lim, BA and Peter A. Lio MD (see bio below) Topical corticosteroids (TCS) were hailed as a modern medical miracle when they made their debut over 60 years ago. For the first time, many…

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Is it Just Eczema or Topical Steroid-Induced Eczema?

By Leslie (Bio below) The term “Eczema” is characterized by a general inflammation of the skin, and covers a broad range of various forms of dermatitis – atopic, contact, xerotic, seborrhoeic, nummular, discoid, venous eczema etc. The typical default treatment (and gold standard) for such generic cases of Eczema is through the prescription and usage of…

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One Mom’s Eczema Journey: To Hell and Back

From The Boy, the Greek Fire, and Me One Mom’s Eczema Journey: To Hell and Back I have a little boy, a very typical little 8 year old boy, who loves Football, Star Wars, any joke involving gross bodily functions and Mario Kart. What was not quite so typical, was his appearance in October 2011.…

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