Steroid Induced Atrophy


Prolonged usage of steroids is quite harmful. It has many major effects on body and skin. For example if your body is exposed to steroid for a long time, it can cause thinning of the skin. Many of the patients suffering from psoriasis take steroids on their own or in an unregulated manner, as medicines and they develop the chances of steroid induced atrophy treatment. Topical steroid abuse can affect the immune system of the skin locally and reduce protection from germs that results in skin problems like severe acne of fungal infections also.

Steroid-induced rosacea is related to the topical fluorinated acne rosacea that affects women in their middle age. It starts with the reddening of face and has small pus in the bumps. It can affect the entire face and sometimes it spreads to neck and back. The acne rosacea treatment Gurgaon is possible and the medication is quite effective.

If you notice the following symptoms, you must contact a dermatologist for acne rosacea treatment Gurgaon:

  • Flushing of skin or persistent redness in face
  • Pimples and acne with pus
  • Irritation, dryness and swelling in your eyes
  • Dryness and plaques in your face
  • Thickening of your facial skin
  • Visible blood vessels on facial skin

There are many risks of this skin condition. It mainly happens to women in their age between 30 to 50 years. So it is always a suggestion to get the check up done by skin specialists. The possible risks of acne rosacea include:

  • Having it in family history
  • If your skin is fair
  • If you expose your face in sun for long hours
  • Damage caused by sun
  • Menopause

How to prevent acne rosacea?

Avoid prolonged use of steroids. If you notice the symptoms mentioned above or if you are in the risk group, you must contact for the acne rosacea treatment Gurgaon. Never try the home remedies or remedies mentioned in the internet. Get yourself diagnosed and take the treatment. There are many therapies that can be of good help. Your dermatologist will check your level of outbreak and they will work on it accordingly. Take the medication and consult the dermatologist regularly initially more frequent visits may be required for a flare of rosacea , once the skin settles down long term therapy helps. Avoid strong steroids, as it can make the condition severe. Also, if you are undergoing any other treatment in which you take steroids, tell your doctor and ask for the medication accordingly.

You may also keep yourself away from:

  • Emotional stress
  • Extreme or challenging temperatures
  • Exposure to direct sunlight
  • Heavy physical work
  • Spicy and alcoholic drinks and food
  • Steam and sauna
  • Smoking and pollution exposure.

Rosacea should be managed to prevent rs complications like rhinophyma etc.

Some patients of rosacea also suffer from concomitant digestive issues or “hyperacidity” and some concomitantly suffer from anxiety also. With the principles of integrative medicine these factors can be well taken care of.

For example along with routine evidence based treatments for rosacea, we can combine some food supplements and modifications which may help with the anxiety and also improve sleep thereby improving therapy outcomes for rosacea.




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