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Search found 68 matches
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Skin Cancer/Moles
Topic: Higher Sun Factor
Replies: 3
Views: 2233

Re: Higher Sun Factor

Yes I agree. SPF 30 with 4 star uva protection is often what dermatologists recommend
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Skin Cancer/Moles
Topic: Moles on lower/upper eyelid can affect eye sight
Replies: 2
Views: 625

Re: Moles on lower/upper eyelid can affect eye sight

Hi. Yes I agree with Dr Hafiji. I also haven’t seen a mole that can affect the nerves around the eye. Melanoma of the eye does occur but that’s quite unusual and skin cancers can spread to the brain when they are very advanced through which they can affect vision but that’s also unusual. Moles can a...
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Skin Cancer/Moles
Topic: The return of the removed mole
Replies: 2
Views: 583

Re: The return of the removed mole

Hi. Yes as Dr Hafiji says moles can recur particular if the roots or edges aren’t completely removed. This is more likely when they are excised by shave rather than by deeper elliptical excision
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Skin Cancer/Moles
Topic: Red Spot on Shoulder
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Re: Red Spot on Shoulder

Great advice form Dr Hafiji. I agree it’s most likely an angioplasty from the description but best to get it checked out by your gp to make sure
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Skin Cancer/Moles
Topic: home remedies for moles
Replies: 1
Views: 1039

Re: home remedies for moles

Thanks for the post. It’s somethig we get asked all the time! Unfortunately home remedies are not something we recommend for mole removal. Firstly most really moles (also called naevi) have a component which is deeper than the very top layers of skin and so usually require surgery for removal. Secon...
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Sensitive Skin
Topic: Scar Repair
Replies: 2
Views: 623

Re: Scar Repair

Hi Bill Thanks for the post. A scar at this stage is mature and usually any creams or oral treatment have very little effect this far in You should use regular sun protection on an exposed site at least SPF 30. A silicone gel can help with scarring too Laser treatment such as with fractional non-abl...
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Moustache and beard
Replies: 1
Views: 782

Re: Moustache and beard

He might have a condition called seborrheic dermatitis. This is a dry skin condition. It is not significantly linked to diet. try washing the beard daily with ketoconazole shampoo over the counter at pharmacies for 2 weeks and if there is no improvment see your gp as you may need a stronger cream
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Itchy and sore
Replies: 1
Views: 734

Re: Itchy and sore

Possibilities of diagnosis include an intertrigo rash or fungal infection. Keep the area well lubricated with a moisturiser to protect the skin barrier from friction and if this doesnt help please see your GP
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: BIt of a mystery
Replies: 1
Views: 721

Re: BIt of a mystery

when all else fails try glycerol with rose water - this is one of the least irritating perparations. If all else fails see a specialist as you may have a dry skin condition that needs medical treatment
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Seborrhoeic dermatitis on the inside of nose
Replies: 1
Views: 1026

Re: Seborrhoeic dermatitis on the inside of nose

You might benefit from a topical steroid followed by a calcineurin inhibitor like topical tacrolimus or pimecrolimus- your GP or dermatologist can advise
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