Something you are not told about when going to the doctors with your skin issues or your little ones. -For our son & some people steroids are not the answer.- If you find that your eczema just won't give up, it goes away with steroids but when you stop using them, comes back in… Continue reading ECZEMA & TOPICAL STEROID ADDICTION & WITHDRAWAL.
I never really knew what eczema was like, my daughter had a few little spots in the creases of her arms and legs when she was young. I took her down to the chemist & they gave me some cortisone which cleared it up. Only reappearing once or twice a year. This is what I thought… Continue reading Reflection, Eczema & Steroid withdrawal
Our allergist refers us to the eczema clinic at the royal children's. It has great reviews but I still decided NOT to go, ever!!!!! The way they help eczema is with steroids and bleach baths. NO THANKS!!!! When I first heard of bleach baths for eczema I thought what the f#@k!!!!!! Just look at the… Continue reading What we use instead of bleach baths for eczema
Just looking at pictures of others going through topical steroid withdrawal is enough to scare the crap out of you. But knowing that others had been through it and come out the other end made it so much easier for us to decide to stop. If we can help others see that there is a… Continue reading 1 year itch.. 1 year of topical steroid withdrawal and healing.
Today marks the day!!! 1 year off topical steroids for our precious baby boy Lakyn. What a year its been. Lets go back to where it all began. When Lakyn was a few month old he developed eczema on his cheeks, a little on the back of his knees and the folds of his arms. We went… Continue reading 1 year off Topical steroids and my first blog post, YAY!!!