BSF - eczema

10-13Jul2017

ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their eczema questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Anjali Mahto, Dr Nisith Sheth and Dr Sharon Wong kindly joined us to give advice and support for coping with eczema and the treatment options available. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

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Medical Experts

  • Dr Anjali Mahto

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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  • Dr Nisith Sheth

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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  • Dr Sharon Wong

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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Latest talk on Ask the Expert

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When can I see a specialist?

Hi, I am 27 and suffer from eczema since born. It has however gotten worse in the last year. Before, the areas effected would b... smallred, 14th Jul 2017

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Perspiring increases atopic eczema

Had atopic eczema all my life (now 73/recently widowed).Am finding that when I perspire in certain areas ie, wrists,inner arms, ... Di Graham, 13th Jul 2017

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Neck eczema

I have been told i have atopic eczema that is libked to hay fever and i get flare ups around the back of my neck ie inflamed ski... Pearl1957, 12th Jul 2017

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can flare ups be hormone related

My eczema is now pretty manageable - I underwent about a year of steroid treatment and phototherapy and it's like I have new ski... ruthp1970, 12th Jul 2017

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hairline

I have eczema around my hairline and it gets worse in the hot weather. Should I be using a different emollient cream for the sum... JOLINAR, 12th Jul 2017

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Eczema on feet for first time?

I've had eczema in various places for around 33 years but in the past few months have suddenly started getting it on the tops of... GlenBW, 11th Jul 2017

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ITCHING

As a 53 year old with eczema (all my life) I control it the best I can with steroid ointment - 2 to 3 times weekly along with 50... katepink, 11th Jul 2017

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Treating eye eczema

Hi, I have had eczema most of my life but in the last five years have also started getting flare ups of eczema on my eyelids and... lcroberts9, 11th Jul 2017

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Chemical issues

I work in the bicycle industry and often use chemicals, I then need to wash hands with hand cleaner (swarfega type things) which... gordyfar, 11th Jul 2017

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Blisters on sole of feet

Recently I have noticed small blisters on sole of feet and under toes, these are really itchy . Any suggestions gordyfar, 11th Jul 2017

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