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I came off pred beginning of April after 2 years. So far so good but my skin is like tissue paper. Any good creams, pills or advice anyone can give me please?

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Double base Gel I find the best

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I use Vitamin K cream and arnica for red bruising and all over arms and legs for papery skin. Then, perfume-free dry skin cream. Not perfect but it helps.

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Everything I use on my skin has moisturising properties, there are so many on the market. A sun block even on a cloudy day is a good idea too.

I bet there are supplements too, not sure which but probably the vit D and Calcium we already take.

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I expect Vitamin C is important for skin health. read an article the other day which said that an orange a day keeps the doctor away!

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We always said apples. It didn’t work.

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The study examined several different fruits and maybe vegetables, wish I'd paid more attention. The only one which "worked" was oranges.

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Ah, it was the EYE doctor. It helps prevent macular degeneration.

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but ohhhh apples are so yummy!

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And doctors can be so crummy. 😉

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My skin’s like that too. But the bruising has been so improved (even on Pred) since I gave up all anti inflammatory meds (like X strength bufferin). I use eucerin (daily something) and have had no big problems. In my case, I lost a lot of weight and am a member of the “3/4 Club” so it comes with the territory.

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What's the 3/4 club?

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LOL :) 75. I was so excited to join I celebrated in NYC! Was wonderful!

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Congratulations!

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:) I usually work all day, stop for a drink alone- go home. Loved every minute.

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Many thanks - I will try what you advise

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My gp prescribed a cream called Zeroveen. Its been fantastic on my skin where nothing else had worked.

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