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Search found 52 matches
by Sarah Buchan
Fri Feb 26, 2016 3:57 pm
Forum: general acne discussions
Topic: Best cream for dark acne scars..
Replies: 1
Views: 2269

Re: Best cream for dark acne scars..

Hello, Thank you for your post. Acne scarring is referred to as an "atrophic" scar which has a sunken appearance and is particularly common if the acne or chicken pox rash has been scratched. The best method of camouflaging acne scarring and hyper-pigmentation is through the use of special...
by Sarah Buchan
Fri Feb 26, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: general eczema discussions
Topic: Very Itchy skin rash on arms
Replies: 1
Views: 1973

Re: Very Itchy skin rash on arms

Hi Carla, thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear that you have been struggling with this symptom for so long. From what you have stated above, it appears you have had a comprehensive investigation into the cause of your itchy rash on the arms. I cannot find any evidence to suggest a link betwee...
by Sarah Buchan
Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: symptoms
Topic: Abdominal pain while coughing and sneezing
Replies: 1
Views: 6736

Re: Abdominal pain while coughing and sneezing

Hello, thank you for post. I can appreciate that these symptoms are a concern for you and your partner. Because you are requesting advice on behalf of your partner without her clear consent, I am unable to offer any advice at this time due to data protection and confidentiality laws. I hope you unde...
by Sarah Buchan
Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: hay fever and rhinitis
Topic: NASAL POLYPS
Replies: 1
Views: 9667

Re: NASAL POLYPS

Hello, thank you for your post. I am sorry to hear that these symptoms have caused you such distress. It is thought that nasal polyps develop as a result of inflammation of the lining of the nasal passages and sinuses. This results in swelling of the lining, hanging down from the passages. Nasal pol...
by Sarah Buchan
Fri Feb 12, 2016 1:33 pm
Forum: mental well-being
Topic: Antidpressants
Replies: 1
Views: 1875

Re: Antidpressants

Dear Anthony, thank you for your post. The combined use of citalopram and amitriptyline is not advised. Whilst the strength of amitriptyline you are taking is very low, I also cannot find any evidence to support the use of amitriptyline for the treatment of restless legs as you have stated you take ...
by Sarah Buchan
Fri Feb 12, 2016 12:21 pm
Forum: eczema treatments
Topic: To see if I can get this product from my doctor
Replies: 1
Views: 1617

Re: To see if I can get this product from my doctor

Hello, thank you for your post. I think the products you are referring to are Epaderm Ointment / Cream. These products are available for sale from your pharmacy in a variety of sizes and may be prescribed by your GP if they believe it is clinically appropriate for your condition. You would have to d...
by Sarah Buchan
Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:02 pm
Forum: general eczema discussions
Topic: Varicose Eczema
Replies: 1
Views: 1505

Re: Varicose Eczema

Dear Caroline, Many thanks for posting your question; I hope my advice will provide you with some relief from your symptoms. Varicose eczema, as I’m sure you are aware, develops when the small valves in the veins of the legs stop working properly making it difficult for blood to push against the gra...
by Sarah Buchan
Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:03 pm
Forum: general eczema discussions
Topic: Is this eczema? (pics)
Replies: 1
Views: 1573

Re: Is this eczema? (pics)

Hello, thank you for your post and for including the photographs, they are very helpful. From the pictures and scenario surrounding the rash which you have described, my suspicion is that you are suffering from prickly heat. Prickly heat (or milliaria rubra) is an itchy rash of small raised spots, w...
by Sarah Buchan
Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:11 pm
Forum: gynaecology
Topic: Large Labia Minora
Replies: 1
Views: 2068

Re: Large Labia Minora

Hi Emily, I am sorry to hear of your uncomfortable symptoms however the best healthcare professional to provide advice on this matter would be your GP or local sexual health clinic. I would advise that you make an appointment with one of these options as soon as convenient to discuss your symptoms a...
by Sarah Buchan
Fri Oct 09, 2015 12:23 pm
Forum: general men's health discussions
Topic: circumcision scar itchy
Replies: 2
Views: 4905

Re: circumcision scar itchy

Dear Kenneth, Thank you for your post - I hope my advice will provide some relief to your symptoms. Scarring is common following surgical procedures and although scars reduce in size and redness over the first three months, they will never completely disappear. However, there are a number of ways in...
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