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by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri Aug 13, 2021 12:06 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on hair loss/alopecia
Topic: Potential causes of hair loss
Replies: 2
Views: 1633

Re: Potential causes of hair loss

Thank you for your question. I am sorry to hear about this. Yes hair shedding can be due to stress, illness or medications. It is also useful to check thyroid function blood test and consider iron supplements if ferritin blood test in below 70 mcg/L. No rubbing shaving cream into your hair should no...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri Aug 13, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on hair loss/alopecia
Topic: Treatment
Replies: 1
Views: 1489

Re: Treatment

Thank you for your question. Most studies showed PRP works if there are more than 3 treatments, here is an article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5806173/

Prolactin blood test can be done by your GP.

I hope this is helpful.

Kind regards,

Dr Anton Alexandroff
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: LED light treatment for acne scars
Replies: 2
Views: 925

Re: LED light treatment for acne scars

Good afternoon,

I am so sorry to hear about your acne scars. Laser works much better. I would recommend to see Mrs Liliana Marsa: www.laserskintreatment.co.uk
email liliana@laserskintreatment.co.uk
address 55 Harley Street, London

I hope this is helpful.

Kind Regards,
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thu Jul 22, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: BSF Expert clinic on acne & spots
Topic: Treatment options
Replies: 1
Views: 924

Re: Treatment options

Thank you for your question. I am so sorry to hear about your acne. Yes it is reasonable to try Spironolactone off licence. You would need to see your GP for this.

I hope this is helpful.

Kind regards
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri May 14, 2021 2:44 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on lichen sclerosus
Topic: Topical steroid pulse therapy
Replies: 3
Views: 1134

Re: Topical steroid pulse therapy

Thank you for your question. Pulse therapy allows to minimise use of steroids while maintaining efficacy of steroid therapy. I hope this is helpful. Best wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff
Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & BSF spokesperson - FRCP, CCT (Derm), PhD, FRSM, FAAD www.ale...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri May 14, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on lichen sclerosus
Topic: Efficacy of biopsies in diagnosing Lichen Sclerosus
Replies: 1
Views: 1045

Re: Efficacy of biopsies in diagnosing Lichen Sclerosus

Thank you for your questions. In my opinion vulvar Lichen Sclerosus should be biopsied to confirm diagnosis. Biopsies are usually reliable in this condition. I hope this is helpful. Best wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff
Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & BSF spokesperson - FRCP, CC...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri May 14, 2021 2:38 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on lichen sclerosus
Topic: Ulcers on vulva from LS flare-up
Replies: 1
Views: 1030

Re: Ulcers on vulva from LS flare-up

So sorry to hear about this! Your GP can prescribe dermovate. If it does not settle with dermovate your need to see your gynaecologist or dermatologist. I hope this is helpful. Best wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff
Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & BSF spokesperson - FRCP, CCT (De...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri May 14, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on lichen sclerosus
Topic: LS spreading - non-responsive to treatment
Replies: 1
Views: 1091

Re: LS spreading - non-responsive to treatment

I am so sorry to hear about your skin problem. Yes protopic is recomended (off licence). Yes oral treatments can be tried such as Roacutane, acitretin, methotrexate. I hope this is helpful. Best wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff
Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & BSF spokesperson - ...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri May 14, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on lichen sclerosus
Topic: potential treatments
Replies: 1
Views: 1152

Re: potential treatments

Thank you for your question. Yes - acitretin, isotretinoin, methotrexate, ciclosporin.

I hope this is helpful.
Best wishes,
Dr Anton Alexandroff
Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & BSF spokesperson - FRCP, CCT (Derm), PhD, FRSM, FAAD
www.alexandroff.org.uk
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri May 14, 2021 2:30 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on lichen sclerosus
Topic: Steroid creams
Replies: 1
Views: 1155

Re: Steroid creams

Thank you for your question. Yes they can be applied in these areas as directed by your dermatologist or GP.

I hope this is helpful.

Best wishes,
Dr Anton Alexandroff
Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & BSF spokesperson - FRCP, CCT (Derm), PhD, FRSM, FAAD
www.alexandroff.org.uk
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