Research shows that overuse of topical steroids can cause addiction, Red Skin Syndrome & worsening eczema. Terms we use synonymously: Red Skin Syndrome, Topical Steroid Addiction, Steroid Induced Eczema, Topical Steroid Dependence or Rebound.
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If the only thing you haven't tried is stopping your topical steroids, then your answer may be here. There is a cure to Steroid Induced Eczema & Red Skin Syndrome. Doctors recognize Steroid Induced Rosacea, when will they recognize Steroid Induced Eczema? Could your worsening eczema be an Iatrogenic condition?
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