TSW Media Coverage

The voices of TSW warriors and caregivers are at the forefront of raising awareness of Topical Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome. Find news stories about TSW warriors, caregivers and stakeholders with the power to make a difference worldwide.

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“Woman shares horror effects of eczema creams that made skin ‘ooze’ and her hair fall out”

The Mirror
Jan 3, 2023
Emily‘s story – click here for full article.

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“Spotted a problem and went to my GP – it’s left me a prisoner in my own home for a year”

The Mirror
Dec 31, 2022
Ryan‘s story – click here for full article.

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“I begged my girlfriend not to look at me after eczema creams made me look hideous”

Daily Mail
Nov 21, 2022
Harry‘s story – click here for full article.

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“Woman reveals eczema cream made her skin BURN so bad nurses thought she’d been in a fire”

The Mirror
Nov 16, 2022
Cecillia‘s story – click here for full article.

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“The man living with eczema so severe that washing ‘burns’ his skin”

CoventryLive
Oct 4, 2022
Connor‘s story – click here for full article.

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“Eczema cream withdrawal leaves woman unable to leave the house or look in the mirror”

METRO.co.uk
Sep 10, 2022
Daisy’s story – click here for full article.

Daisy’s story was also covered in Sep 2022 by the Daily Mail here and by the New York Post here.

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“Why Is Topical Steroid Withdrawal So Controversial in Atopic Dermatitis Treatment?”

Everyday Health
Jul 12, 2022
Emilie‘s story – click here for full article.

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“Woman’s eczema treatment change sparks ‘traumatic ordeal’: ‘My symptoms pointed to cancer’”

7 NEWS.com.au
Jul 3, 2022
Bethany’s story – click here for full article.

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“TikTokers With Eczema Are Opening Up About Topical Steroid Withdrawal”

Bustle
Jun 29, 2022
Click here for full article.

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“Woman’s hair falls out and she’s awake for FIVE days after giving up skin cream”

Mirror
Jun 21, 2022
Keri’s story – click here for full article.

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“Living with topical steroid withdrawal and eczema: ‘Like acid burning through your skin”

iNews
May 28, 2022
Remi and Ruth’s stories – click here for full article.

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“What is topical steroid withdrawal?”

The Washington Post
May 16, 2022
Click here for full article.

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‘Topical steroid withdrawal after treating eczema left me feeling worthless’

OK!
May 14, 2022
Megan’s story – click here for full article.

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“What It’s Like to Live With Topical Steroid Withdrawal”

Allure
May 10, 2022
Click here for full article.

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“Woman, 22, left with ‘oozing’ skin and hair ‘falling out’ after using eczema cream”

Manchester Evening News
May 9, 2022
Rhianna’s story – click here for full article.

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“Steroid cream: Women send our warning after severe reactions”

BBC News
Apr 12, 2022
Aramide and Bethany’s stories – click here for full article.

Click here for BBC News video.

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“Man in agony after misdiagnosed eczema says water feels like acid on his skin”

METRO.co.uk
Apr 7, 2022
Christopher’s story – click here for full article.

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“Topical Steroid Withdrawal, Explained: The facts about a skin condition that has gone viral on social media”

Consumer Reports
Mar 18, 2022
Click here for full article.

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“Bellator MMA fight canceled after bizarre ‘flesh-eating disease’ diagnosed as red skin syndrome”

MMA Mania
Mar 9, 2022
Pat’s story – click here for full article.

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I Became Addicted to My Eczema Treatment’

Verywell Health
Mar 8, 2022
Chi’s story – click here for full article.


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“Steroid cream withdrawal was agony but my GP laughed it off”

Express
Mar 8, 2022
Ruth’s story – click here for full article.

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The documentary “My Life During Topical Steroid Withdrawal” was released worldwide.

Feb 25, 2022
View documentary here.

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‘Steroid creams left my skin as thick as an elephant and gave me months of insomnia’

The Mirror
Feb 18, 2022
Sofia’s story – click here for full article.

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“SKIN HORROR My skin began to swell and ooze so much I woke up stuck to my pillowcase – now my BONES itch”

The U.S. Sun
Feb 16, 2022
Sedi’s story – click here for full article.

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‘I stopped using skin cream after 20 years and now I look sunburnt all the time and my skin is peeling off’

MyLondon
Feb 2, 2022
Eve’s story – click here for full article.

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“Man left looking like ‘acid attack victim’ after quitting eczema steroid cream”

The Mirror
Feb 2, 2022
Dereece’s story – click here for full article.

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“Skin on Fire”– the new short documentary film was released on YouTube.

PCH Films
Jan 25, 2022
View documentary here.