BSF - eczema 18


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 Anton Alexandroff, Dr Adil Sheraz and Dr Emma Wedgeworth 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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  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Adil Sheraz

    Consultant Dermatologist - MBBS, BMEDSCI(HONS), MRCP (UK), MRCP ...

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  • Dr Emma Wedgeworth

    Consultant Dermatologist & BSF spokesperson

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