Latest Posts from Helen Piña

What Is Topical Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome (TSWS)?

What Is Topical Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome (TSWS)?

Topical Steroid Withdrawal (TSW) is hard for me to write about. I went through it 6 years ago and it was one of the worst experiences of my life ....

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Accepting My Chronic Eczema Condition

Accepting My Chronic Eczema Condition

When I think back at how I’ve come to terms with my chronic skin condition, I see a rocky road with a few U-turns, traffic circles, winding paths, and slopes ...

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Beauty Product Tips From an Eczema Fighter With Skin Allergies

Beauty Product Tips From an Eczema Fighter With Skin Allergies

Since I was a child, my skin has ranged from normal, to dry, to very dry. I’ve had almost no pimples in my life. It would be a fantastic skin story ...

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What I Wish People Knew About Eczema

What I Wish People Knew About Eczema

It’s not easy dealing with a long-term condition like eczema. Part of what makes it difficult is also dealing with people who have a limited understanding ...

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How Eczema Affects My Relationship

How Eczema Affects My Relationship

Eczema is hard to hide. I scratch and flake on good days. On bad days, or when it’s on my face, eczema is totally visible. This means my eczema is seen ...

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How I Deal With Well-Meaning Eczema Recommendations

How I Deal With Well-Meaning Eczema Recommendations

I’ve dealt with mild to severe eczema for decades, and I’ve tried an array of products, diets, and remedies to help make it better. I’m sure most eczema

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