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Prolonged use of steroids
can causehypothalamic and pituitary supression;irritation and dryness of skin;hypopigmentation
of skin;skin atrophy;skin eruptions and burning sensation of skin so use of steroid should be done with care.In your case if you are taking it for Ulcerative colitis
the please ask your doctor how long you need to continue.If he advises to stop then gradually you can reduce the dose of steroid and come out of addiction and there will be no argravation due to withdrawal of steroid but do it under guidance & advice of your doctor.