Tag Archives: topical steroid withdrawal

How to Relieve TSW (Topical Steroid Withdrawal)? [AskSkinshareSG]

TSW is an acronym that is gaining familiarity among the severe eczema sufferers. TSW or known as topical steroid withdrawal is the skin condition symptom when one stops applying steroids entirely after a history of depending on topical steroids for a prolonged period. In the past few years, we are getting more questions from eczema […]

My Experience with Steroid Ointments for Eczema (and why I stopped using it)

Topical steroids ointment have been the commonly prescribed medication for my eczema and dermatitis condition for many years. While it has been proven to be effective in managing mild to chronic skin inflammation symptoms, however, if used incorrectly, can result in negative effects on your skin. What are the different types of Topical Steroids? Topical […]

How I Overcame Topical Steroid Withdrawal After 2 Years

Finally after 8 years, I can smell the roses. 2 years ago, I decided to embark on the journey of topical steroid withdrawal (TSW). It has been a roller-coaster life experience, testing my mental and physical strength to the limit. But with every life challenge, we draw strength from it and grow stronger, changing our […]

My Go-To Resources for Topical Steroid Withdrawal in Singapore

Topical steroid withdrawal resources Singapore

Just a quick post to list down the places where I frequent to discuss topical steroid addiction and withdrawal (TSA & TSW) in Singapore. Juliana’s Topical Steroid Withdrawal Journey Juliana was one of the first people I corresponded with to get advice when I was going through my own withdrawal symptoms. She has documented (and […]

Could Your Skin Be Addicted to Steroids? This Video Describes Exactly What I’m Going Through Right Now.

Topical Steroid Induced Eczema

I have been asking myself recently: Why do some of my rashes keep coming back worse than before, even after I apply topical steroids? Why does my skin feel hot all the time? Why is it different from the eczema I had years ago? Then I came across a term called “Steroid Addiction”, and a […]