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Search found 17 matches
by Thivimaru
Thu Sep 07, 2023 10:50 am
Forum: General Skin Conditions
Topic: Varicose Eczema
Replies: 2
Views: 3812

Re: Varicose Eczema

Thank you for your query about varicose eczema. To keep it under control, I would recommend washing the area daily with a non soap product like dermol 500 and applying a gentle moisturiser to help protect the skin and prevent flare ups. You may be referring to pigmentation/darker skin patches caused...
by Thivimaru
Thu Sep 07, 2023 10:45 am
Forum: General Skin Conditions
Topic: Acne
Replies: 1
Views: 3141

Re: Acne

Thank you for sharing your experience. It sounds like you have persistent cysts which are discharging, if this is the case it is important to be referred to dermatology for prescription medications to be considered. Although this may not help with the scars, it will help to prevent future scars. For...
by Thivimaru
Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:47 am
Forum: BSF - Eczema
Topic: Sunscreen/ezcema help
Replies: 2
Views: 7005

Re: Sunscreen/ezcema help

Thank you for your message. I just wanted to double check that it wasn't the sun/heat itself that was causing the reaction - have you tried the suncream on a test patch of skin indoors to see if the same reaction develops? Altruist baby is a great option, you could also try Moogoo natural sunscreen ...
by Thivimaru
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Eczema
Topic: Eye eczema
Replies: 1
Views: 2810

Re: Eye eczema

Hi Sally, Thank you for your question. From my experience I usually don't recommend eye drops unless you have dry eyes as well - in which case this would be best to check with your optician. Eye drops can contain preservatives which can irritate eyelid eczema A gentle cleansing and moisturiser for t...
by Thivimaru
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: Black heads at and pustules
Replies: 1
Views: 4114

Re: Black heads at and pustules

Thank you for your questions. With regards to effective treatment options its important when managing acne to use preventative creams to reduce the chance of new pimples developing. If you have pustules and blackheads one treatment that might help is adapalene gel combined with benzoyl perodixe (Epi...
by Thivimaru
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: Purple mark after spot disappears
Replies: 1
Views: 4082

Re: Purple mark after spot disappears

Hi there, thank you for your question. The best way to minimise acne scarring is to reduce the incidence of acne appearing in the first place. This includes using acne face wash/ prescription creams if necessary - your GP or Dermatologist can advise on the best one for your skin type. When you do ge...
by Thivimaru
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: Purple mark after spot disappears
Replies: 1
Views: 4091

Re: Purple mark after spot disappears

Hi there, thank you for your question. The best way to minimise acne scarring is to reduce the incidence of acne appearing in the first place. This includes using acne face wash/ prescription creams if necessary - your GP or Dermatologist can advise on the best one for your skin type. When you do ge...
by Thivimaru
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:45 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: seeking advice for my wife
Replies: 1
Views: 4489

Re: seeking advice for my wife

Thank you for submitting these photos on behalf of your wife. There is some acne scarring on the cheeks for which there is a range of treatment options available however the first place to start is to see a Consultant Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon with experience of managing acne scarring so that...
by Thivimaru
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:42 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: LED light treatment for acne scars
Replies: 2
Views: 5944

Re: LED light treatment for acne scars

I am so sorry to hear this - the acne scarring is having a major impact on your life - have you seen your GP about your feelings? It wis important to address your mental health as well as your skin. Regarding the scarring - I would not recommend this type of treatment. You have different types of ac...
by Thivimaru
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:38 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: scars
Replies: 2
Views: 7538

Re: scars

Thank you for your question - acne scarring can be incredibly distressing so it's important to treat any active acne too. There are treatment options for the types of scarring that you describe but the best place to start is by seeing a Consultant Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon with experience in ...
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