also called Dercun's disease
Many dermal diseases has to be adjust the balance from inside
the body i.e. from the related organs.
medicine repetitive used the cortisone either from oral drug or
topical ointment could less the effect not like the beginning
of its using, particular for those patients who are older, the
insufficient Qi , blood , yin has to be replenish first. Repeat
using the cortisone ointment could make your skin thinner and
red, less recovery from your wound. TCM treat dermal disease is
looking a big picture and based on a wholistic person.
I was in middle age before I learning Chinese medicine in Taiwan,
one time I got a skin disease called pityriasis rosea, a red patch
in my arm first then spread to my whole body, very itching, has
bubble, I tried many western dermatologist, not get help until
I tried Chinese herbalist, pick up a formula from a free buddha's
small booklet. To my surprised, I got healing so quickly beyond
my imagination. From that time, I decided to learn Chinese medicine
in rest of my life.