See how a mother saved her son from steroid withdrawal
Topical steroid is the most commonly prescribed medicine for the treatment of severe skin disorders such as dermatitis, rashes, and eczema. Topical steroids have anti-inflammatory properties and hence, proven to be very effective in treating different skin conditions. However, long-term use of topical steroid also has several side-effects, particularly when given as treatment for eczema.
Read on to learn how Stephanie Smith, the mother of six –month-old Isaiah, saved the life of her newborn baby from the side-effects of “steroid withdrawal.”
1 Who is Isaiah?
Isaiah is a one-year-old boy who recovered from this rare skin disorder. He was only three months old when a red rash started to break out on Isaiah’s skin. His rashes became worse when he was exposed to perfumes and other intense odors. At some point, the condition became so critical that Isaiah’s skin ruptured and began to bleed and ooze.