BSF - children's skin conditions/problems


ASK THE EXPERT BSF and talkhealth teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their questions on children’s skin concerns to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Anton Alexandroff and Dr Emma Wedgeworth joined us to give advice on skin conditions, treatment options and tips on self-management. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

British Skin Foundation (BSF) is the only UK charity dedicated to raising funds for skin disease and skin cancer research. Visit the British Skin Foundation charity page to find out more.

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  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Emma Wedgeworth

    Consultant Dermatologist & BSF spokesperson

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Latest talk on Ask the Expert


Small bumps on body and face

My 10 year old son has small bumps all his body and face. Some days they are more noticeable than others. The bumps do not cause... Guest Posts, 23rd Jan 2019


Excema woes

My 3 year old son had perfect skin until he caught hand foot and mouth. We found after the HFM rash disappeared that he had extr... Stacey McGonigle, 23rd Jan 2019


Chicken pox marks

My 2 year old son has chicken pox my daughter has just had them too but his are much worse his whole back torso and groin area i... Dasher87, 22nd Jan 2019


Chicken skin

My child got diagnosed at 8mths old with chicken skin as it looks like the skin of a chicken my Q is I've tried everything and n... Tantan5151, 22nd Jan 2019


Eczema from birth

My child has Eczema from birth. It is getting worse every 2-3 weeks. We apply steroids every weekend as per advice from the derm... varunivm2016, 22nd Jan 2019


Amelia and eczema.

My daughter has had Eczema from birth. I wasn't fully supported. Offered some cream. Not really advised as per nice guideline... Veniepie, 22nd Jan 2019


Molluscum Contagiosum

My 6 year old son has molluscum contagious on the lower part of his left leg. Are there any treatments for it? He's had it for a... boom6666, 22nd Jan 2019

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