https://www.itsan.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/Untitled-design.png 1600 2000 jolene https://www.itsan.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/ITSAN-Logo-2.jpg jolene2023-10-28 16:39:152023-10-28 16:39:15Mini’s Story – Three Years Topical Steroid Withdrawal
"As predicted, by the end of 2019, the cream had stopped working and I was back at that same place where my skin felt on fire." - Mini
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"I used steroids, as prescribed, non-stop since I was a baby and until my 20s." - Riccardo
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"Though I didn’t know much about Topical Steroid Addiction and Topical Steroid Withdrawal, it was the first diagnosis I had in a year that made sense to me." -Alicia
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In celebration of World Art Day 2023, ITSAN is proud to feature the work of artists from around the world who have experienced TSW.
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"I’ve just been awarded the standard living allowance for Personal Independence Payment, the UK disability benefit. It wasn’t easy and I had to fight for it." -Lorna
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"For the last year, I have been continually misdiagnosed...I no longer question my sanity...I actually have a real medical syndrome." -Diane
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“There was never a conversation about alternative treatments or that it was dangerous to stay on a topical steroid for so many years. I felt very betrayed.” -Chi Villines
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In celebration of World Art Day 2022, ITSAN is proud to feature the work of ten artists from around the world who have experienced TSW.
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“Whilst TSW symptoms can be so varied, and recovery times are so different, when it comes to the influence of Protopic, there seem to be patterns forming that cannot be ignored any longer.” -Cara Ward
BY CARA WARD
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To celebrate the three year anniversary of the release of "Preventable: Protecting our Largest Organ," ITSAN highlights the work of filmmaker and TSW changemaker, Briana Banos.