“I wish we would have been given more options to help control his minor eczema as an infant, rather than being pushed to use topical steroids right away.” -Christin, Colton’s mom


Are you supported by your medical provider? Dr. Patrice Little and Briana Banos discuss meaningful steps a TSW patient and medical provider can take towards a positive partnership.


At 4 months TSW, Sam describes his experience and what has helped him the most. He shares an update on his health at 9 months TSW.

Caregivers - Appropriate Care Roadmap

Supporting and Protecting Your Family: Your Right to Access Appropriate Medical Care For Your Child During TSWS

Kelly Barta’s Fav Nourishing Cream

Many who go through Topical Steroid Withdrawal become hyper-sensitive to skin care products - even those that previously were used with no ill effect.

Interview with Author and TSW Warrior Kelley Toews

Kelly Toews published her first urban fantasy novella, The Peculiar Disappearance of Jillian Sanchez, which she wrote while homebound and suffering through TSW.

Finding Your Path ~ Back to School for TSW Warriors

Back to school in Topical Steroid Withdrawal can be so much better when you know that you will be understood, you will be safe, you will find support…

Hiu Cheng’s Topical Steroid Withdrawal Journey

I have been through TSW twice in my life. The first time was about 15 years ago in 2004 and 2005 when I was about 14 years old and had used topical steroid creams on and off for about two years.

ITSAN’s Website - An Introduction

ITSAN’s website was first launched in July 2009 by Kelly Palace as based on her personal experience suffering from Topical Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome.