You need to phase out to just emolients,atrophy could be a problem.If there are flareups only hydrocortisone for a few days.
Thank you for your feedback. I haven't used anything other than cerave moistuizing lotion and cream. I am swearing off all steroid based creams forever. I am really worried that I have done permanent damage. Do you think that the atrophy is reversable?
Does recover ,not permanent.
That is a relief. Do you have any suggestions on how I can speed up the recovery process? I really appreciate your feedback.
I generally give emollients for application and let nature do the rest.Works out fine.
Would you think that using a 100% cocoa butter stick to the depressed areas a helpful step to recovery? I don't get to see the dermatologist for another couple of weeks and I would like to get a head start on the healing process. I am also taking fish oil capsules to help with my skin health. Are these good steps? Any other suggestions?