Living With Red Skin Syndrome – Hints

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Helpful Hints During Withdrawal – September

September 16th, 2015|0 Comments

9. At the beginning of withdrawal from steroids the skin tolerates almost no lubricant. 10. Simple Vaseline is often used at the beginning of withdrawal and at times not even this is tolerated – the burning and itch reaction of the skin force the cessation of usage. 11. Most high priced lubricants are of little more value than Vaseline. 12. Lubricants with balms, potions, herbs, foodstuffs, and “organic chemicals” are so often advised to be used by well-intentioned friends are of no value and at times expensive.

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Helpful Hints During Withdrawal – September

By | September 16th, 2015|Categories: Hints|

9. At the beginning of withdrawal from steroids the skin tolerates almost no lubricant. 10. Simple Vaseline is often used at the beginning of withdrawal and at times not even this is tolerated – the burning [...]

Helpful Hints During Withdrawal – August

By | September 16th, 2015|Categories: Hints|

5. The antihistamine, hydroxyzine is the best of these types of medications for itching in RSS. 6. Zyrtec, Xyzal, Allegra and Claritin are antihistamines that work better to help the symptoms of hay fever and [...]

Helpful Hints During Withdrawal – July

By | July 15th, 2015|Categories: Hints|

1. Frequent tepid baths are very well tolerated by most patients. Added powders or chemicals are not needed. 2. Bathing time - 30-60 minutes. 3. When first beginning withdrawal, even these tepid baths can burn [...]