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I have been using steroid creams on my face for over 3 years

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Hi, i have been using steroid creams on my face for over 3 years now, i initially used it to get rid of rashes and stupidly continued after the rash had cleared, overtime i have tried to stop my skin would breakout in hive type have rashes. I have now decided to try and stop again this time my skin has a temperature, is sore to touch, feels paper thin, looks wrinkled and i am now experiencing hyper pigmentation.
My question is could you please tell me what products to use and how to deal with this situation
Many Thanks
Tia
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

Do you have any pics?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
i have some pictures, my skin is now feeling papers the discoloured and very swollen
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
would it be possible for us to talk via this site as i feel that you may have many questions and it could take a long time via messaging ?
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

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Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It's ok no offence, I have the premium package for this site and have not been happy with some of the services so far so I will continue to use this to communicate with at no extra costs thank you I will attach images to this message. Since asking my question I have started using Eucrine and have found that some of the swelling has reduced.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Ok
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

No problem

Do you have any questions left?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
how should I deal with my skin after it calms completely can I have oxygen facials, can you recommend anything
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I have add images
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
As you can see it is still very bad
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

have you tried retin A?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No I haven't is this something you would suggest ?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 months ago.

Yes, I think it would help with the symptoms you are having

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