6 things to tell patients about steroid phobia in eczema

Steroid phobia is leading to extended and unnecessary exacerbations of eczema in children and needs to stop, dermatologists say.

In a new position statement, the Australian College of Dermatologists says the advice dermatologists provide to parents of children with eczema regarding the use of topical corticosteroids is being undermined by messages from other healthcare professionals such as “use sparingly” amid misplaced fears over skin

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