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Search found 14 matches
by Thivimaru
Fri Nov 26, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Eczema
Topic: Eye eczema
Replies: 1
Views: 13

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: 1074

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: 1065

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: 1076

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: 1377

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: 2088

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: 4097

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 ...
by Thivimaru
Fri Jul 23, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: Acne scars
Replies: 2
Views: 7428

Re: Acne 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 type of scarring that you describe but the best place to start is by seeing a Consultant Dermatologist or Plastic Surgeon with experience in t...
by Thivimaru
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Psoriasis
Topic: Facial Psoriasis
Replies: 2
Views: 902

Re: Facial Psoriasis

Thank you for your question, I am pleased your skin has cleared with Skyrizi however it is disappointing that your facial rash has not settled. It is possible that this is seborrheic dermatitis or sebo-psoriasis which can be quite tricky to treat and you have tried treatments that we often use - Eli...
by Thivimaru
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Psoriasis
Topic: Can't get a diagnosis of an ongoing skin condition!
Replies: 5
Views: 866

Re: Can't get a diagnosis of an ongoing skin condition!

I'm sorry that you have had such a difficult time with your hand, it must have been very distressing for you and looks sore. The history you describe of a pustule developing initially could suggest pustular psoriasis however I would also recommend a sample being tested to exclude a fungal infection,...
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