Skin: Topical steroid nail damage recovers

29 y.o. female. Atopic eczema/dermatitis since childhood. This young woman suffered severe nail damage due to prolonged daily topical steroid use for nearly 12 years. The patient was an operating theatre nurse where frequent hand-washing and possibly latex gloves caused inflammation around the nails. In the two pics on the…

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Skin: Topical steroid-damaged swollen leg “normalises”

This case illustrates  how effectively wheatgrass can reduce swelling caused by the long-term use of topical steroids. This patient’s skin returned to normal overnight after she stopped using other skin applications (moisturizers, soaps, emollients, etc.) and only applied wheatgrass extract to her legs. The photo shows severe edema (swelling due…

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