We all know how complicated it can be to change our medications or go off of a prescription.
Usually, no matter what medication you’re on, there’s a period of trial-and-error where you adjust your dosage or try to wean off of it, and occasionally go through some unpleasant side effects as a results.
Still, few of us can say that we’veever been through anything as shocking and scary as what happened when one mom decided to stop using the steroid cream she had relied on for the past 30 years.
Melanie Lynch had been on the prescription steroid cream since she was a toddler. She suffered from eczema, which is normally a mild condition, but can be extremely painful.
And, much like we saw in the case of the baby boy withsevere eczema made worse by medication, Lynch found that her prescription might actually be hurting more than helping.
After decades using the steroid cream, she realized that it wasn’t helping anymore, and decided it was time to go off it.
The painful results were far more intensethan she could have expected, but the final outcome was worth the agony.
Scroll through to learn more about her excruciating ordeal, and how she got through it.