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Search found 433 matches
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Jun 22, 2022 3:05 pm
Forum: BSF - Eczema
Topic: Topical Steroid Withdrawal
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Dear Ruth,

Thank you for your comment. It would be very helpful if you could kindly share how you treating your topical Steroid Withdrawal syndrome.
Kind Regards,
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Jun 22, 2022 3:01 pm
Forum: BSF - Eczema
Topic: Varicose eczema
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Re: Varicose eczema

Dear Caroline Thank you for your question. Try eumovate cream over the counter once daily for at least 1 month and hydromol cream or ointment twice a day. Ask your GP practice nurse to check your legs artery pressure (ABPI) and if normal you can try support stockings for 3 months. If this does not h...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Jun 22, 2022 2:57 pm
Forum: BSF - Eczema
Topic: Sunscreen/ezcema help
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: Sunscreen/ezcema help

Dear Jessica,

I ma sorry to hear about your baby reaction. Try Anthelios paediatric sunscreen or altruist brand
https://altruistsun.com/sunscreen/sunsc ... f50-100ml/

I hope this is helpful.
Kind regards
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:13 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on children's skin
Topic: Infant acne
Replies: 1
Views: 2952

Re: Infant acne

Dear Rosie,

It is thought to be genetic in origin and lasts a few months. Benzoyl peroxide gel can help. You can read more here https://dermnetnz.org/topics/infantile-acne .
I hope this is helpful.
Kind regards
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on children's skin
Topic: Allergy Tests
Replies: 1
Views: 2636

Re: Allergy Tests

Dear Sally,

There are 2 tests: prick test for foods (done by immunology) and patch test for allergens one touches like preservatives in creams (done by dermatology). I think you should start from prick test.
I hope this is helpful.
Kind regards,
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on children's skin
Topic: Needing to see a doctor
Replies: 1
Views: 2670

Re: Needing to see a doctor

Dear Anna,

Thank you for your question. I think it would be a good idea for your children to see a doctor once a year.
Kind regards
Anton
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Sat Oct 30, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on children's skin
Topic: Acne
Replies: 1
Views: 7643

Re: Acne

Dear Josie,

Thank you for your question. I would suggest you would take your daughter to see your GP or dermatologist to treat her acne. There is a number of treatments available on prescription from Epiduo and Duac gels, oral antibiotics to Roacutane.
I hope this is helpful.
Kind regards.
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Sat Oct 30, 2021 11:54 am
Forum: Expert clinic on children's skin
Topic: Port wine birth mark
Replies: 1
Views: 2708

Re: Port wine birth mark

Dear Jane, Thank you for your question. Generally it is better to treat it when the child can tolerate it. The treatment is laser. Your GP needs to refer your grandson to plastic surgery or dermatology on NHS. The laser specialist would advise when he is likely to tolerate laser. I hope this is help...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Sep 29, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on general skin conditions
Topic: Acne returned and extreme scaly skin
Replies: 1
Views: 2120

Re: Acne returned and extreme scaly skin

Thank you for your question. Ask your dermatologist for Roacutane treatment for acne. It sounds like you also have seborrheic dermatitis, so you may also need ketoconazole cream or shampoo.
I hope this is helpful.
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on general skin conditions
Topic: Psorasis
Replies: 1
Views: 2547

Re: Psorasis

Thank you for your question. Ask your dermatologist for enstilar foam or tablets eg ciclosporin.
Kind regards
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