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by Dr Mary Sommerlad
Mon Oct 25, 2021 10:14 am
Forum: Expert clinic on children's skin
Topic: KP & children
Replies: 1
Views: 760

Re: KP & children

Thank you for your question. Keratosis pilaris is a very common condition that is harmless; most management is around smoothing the feel of the skin for a personal preference rather than to treat/ cure the condition. For this reason, I’d recommend using moisturisers that contain salicylic acid or ur...
by Dr Mary Sommerlad
Mon Oct 25, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Expert clinic on children's skin
Topic: 3 year old - spotty skin
Replies: 1
Views: 1231

Re: 3 year old - spotty skin

Thank you for your question. Recurrent spots on a 3year old could be a number of things. It would be impossible to recommend management without knowing the diagnosis. I would recommend taking photos of the spots when they arrive and what they look like as they fade. Keep a note on whether the spots ...
by Dr Mary Sommerlad
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:31 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on sensitive skin
Topic: Exercising and sensitive skin
Replies: 1
Views: 475

Re: Exercising and sensitive skin

Dear Diane I am sorry to hear your skin gets sensitive with exercise. Exercise is excellent for your health so definitely keep working out. Reducing sensitivity after exercise revolves around getting out of workout wear as soon as possible after exercise, having a not to hot shower, using soothing m...
by Dr Mary Sommerlad
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:05 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on sensitive skin
Topic: Weather affecting my skin
Replies: 1
Views: 384

Re: Weather affecting my skin

Hi! Our skin takes a real battering from the elements during the winter months. The best way to protect sensitive skin is to use cleansers and moisturisers that restore the skin barrier and smooth the skin. With cleansers, look for ingredients that lack SLS which can dry the skin out too much. You c...
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