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Red Skin Syndrome Explained

Red Skin Syndrome also known as RSS will generally appear when your skin appears red, itch or burn, even in places that steroid was not applied. Many people interpret this as evidence that their original skin condition is getting worse, rather than as a sign of another underlying concern. RSS hasn’t been well-studied. There aren’t […]

Understanding Eczema

For many Eczema sufferers out there, they have to endure tremendous pressure from outsiders look. “I have to ignore the looks from strangers and even have to withstand direct questions from uncle and aunties in polyclinics”, said one Eczema Sufferer. Eczema is the top skin condition seen at the National Skin Centre. In 2017, it […]

7 Common Questions About Topical Corticosteroid Withdrawal Explained

What is topical corticosteroid withdrawal? Topical corticosteroid withdrawal also commonly known as Topical Steroid Withdrawl (TSW) refers to a rare adverse reaction relating to the use of a topical steroid after it has been discontinued. This reaction can occur after prolonged, inappropriate, and/or frequent use/abuse of moderate- to high-potency topical corticosteroids. There are two distinct clinical presentations of topical steroid […]