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by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thu May 13, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on lichen sclerosus
Topic: persistant symptoms
Replies: 2
Views: 548

Re: persistant symptoms

Thank you for your question. We usually advise to restart the cycle of treatment of symptoms recur.
Topical protopic ointment and oral medications such as roacutane, methotrexate are alternatives.
I hope this is helpful.
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri Mar 26, 2021 12:59 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on elderly/older skin
Topic: Rosacea
Replies: 1
Views: 846

Re: Rosacea

Dear Lara, Thank you for your question. Skin rosacea is linked to ocular (eye) rosacea. Ocular rosacea is treated by ophthalmologists. There is also dry eye conditions which are not linked to rosacea, they are also treated by ophthalmologists. I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Anton Alexa...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Expert clinic on elderly/older skin
Topic: Bumpy skin
Replies: 1
Views: 896

Re: Bumpy skin

Dear Lara, Thank you for your question. It is likely to be some type of skin growths. You need to see a dermatologist for face to face consultation to identify them and sometimes it is helpful to have a skin biopsy (you can read more about skin biopsies here https://www.alexandroff.org.uk/). I hope ...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri Mar 26, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Expert clinic on elderly/older skin
Topic: psoriasis/eczema
Replies: 1
Views: 7307

Re: psoriasis/eczema

Hello Thank you for your question and I am so sorry to hear about your skin condition! To answer your question you can not get scabies from not having a bath or shower. Scabies is an infection and is passed from 1 infected person to another. You can and should have a bath or shower and you should no...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:51 am
Forum: Expert clinic on skin cancer/moles
Topic: Psoriasis spots
Replies: 1
Views: 494

Re: Psoriasis spots

Dear June, Thank you for your question. There is no simple way to tell a difference between cancerous moles and psoriasis spots. If your psoriasis spot does not resolve with treatment or looks unusual it is probably a good idea to check it with your GP or dermatologist. Psoriasis patches usually loo...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:45 am
Forum: Expert clinic on skin cancer/moles
Topic: moles/freckles
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: moles/freckles

Dear Felicity, Thank you for your question. Often there is not much difference between a freckle and a mole on a clinical examination by a non specialist. The most important is to check any lesion with a GP or specialist if it looks suspicious. If a skin lesion changes or looks irregular in colour, ...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:51 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on sensitive skin
Topic: Lymphocytic Infiltration Jessner's/Timid Lupus
Replies: 2
Views: 423

Re: Lymphocytic Infiltration Jessner's/Timid Lupus

Dear Boudicca, So sorry to hear about your problem. It is rare but you are not alone! Here is a good link about your condition https://dermnetnz.org/topics/jessner-lymphocytic-infiltrate I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD Consultant Dermat...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:13 pm
Forum: Expert clinic on sensitive skin
Topic: Dark spots
Replies: 3
Views: 663

Re: Dark spots

Dear Joey, Thank you for your question. Can you describe or post a photo of these spots please? Best wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer The British Skin Foundation Spokesperson London, Cambridge, Leicester and Bedford h...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Eczema
Topic: Topical steroid withdrawal
Replies: 1
Views: 914

Re: Topical steroid withdrawal

Dear Heba, Thank you for your question. The strength and duration of prescribed topical steroids depends on the part of the body and age. Generally speaking 1% hydrocortisone cream and ointment are safe even in your children on face and skin folds as instructed by your dermatologist. I hope this is ...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: British Skin Foundation - Eczema
Topic: brown dots and my skin looks like old leather
Replies: 1
Views: 725

Re: brown dots and my skin looks like old leather

Dear Paul, I am so sorry to hear about your skin problem. I think you should have a shower and/or bath. Use Aveeno body wash or Oilatum shower gel for shower and Cetraben bath emollient addictive. You can also wash with Epaderm cream as a shower gel substitute. You need to see a dermatologist to hav...
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