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Search found 433 matches
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Spot on cheekbone
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Re: Spot on cheekbone

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your question. I wonder if it is a cyst. I think you should see your Dermatologist or GP to examine you in person and make a diagnosis. I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Seni...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Skin reactions
Replies: 1
Views: 805

Re: Skin reactions

Dear Siobhan, I am sorry to hear about your skin problem. Try to moisturise with Balneum PLus cream and wash with Aveeno. Ask your GP or dermatologist to prescribe Eumovate or Protopic. You may need a patch test to exclude allergic contact dermatitis. I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Ant...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Mon Sep 28, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Issue with scalp
Replies: 2
Views: 1554

Re: Issue with scalp

Thank you for your question. I think this is due to uneven circulation. I do not think this is anything significant. I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer The British Skin Foundation Spoke...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Mon Sep 28, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Masson's haemangioma/intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (?!)
Replies: 1
Views: 816

Re: Masson's haemangioma/intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia (?!)

Hello. This is really rare. Perhaps the best if you ask your consultant to have your case discussed at the Royal Society of Medicine Dermatological section. I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Le...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Lichen planus (and oral lichen planus)
Replies: 1
Views: 1016

Re: Lichen planus (and oral lichen planus)

So sorry to hear about your lichen planus! You may like to ask your GP or dermatologist to prescribe a strong steroid ointment for your skin (e.g. dermovate), protopic ointment for your skin fold areas and if needed you can have a steroid mouth wash. If this does not help powerful oral medications l...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Large white spots
Replies: 1
Views: 812

Re: Large white spots

Dear Chana, Thank you for your question. I do not think they are hormone related. I wonder if they are folliculitis but you need a face to face consultation with your dermatologist or GP to confirm the diagnosis. You can read more about folliculitis and available treatments here: https://www.alexand...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Itchy eyelid
Replies: 1
Views: 792

Re: Itchy eyelid

Dear Clare, I am so sorry to hear about your eyelid! It sounds like an allergic contact dermatitis. Ask your Dermatologist or GP to consider a patch test to establish what you might be allergic too and also for Protopic ointment to get itch under control. If it is of interest there is more informati...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: "Scabby" Scalp
Replies: 1
Views: 790

Re: "Scabby" Scalp

I am so sorry to hear about your son scalp problem. It sounds like he might suffer from psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis. You can ask your dermatologist or GP to prescribe Etrivex shampoo. He can also try T gel and Nizoral shampoos available OTC. I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Anton ...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Seborrhoeic keratosis treatment and support
Replies: 1
Views: 879

Re: Seborrhoeic keratosis treatment and support

So sorry to hear about your skin embarrassing propblem! Seborrheic keratoses can be frozen with cryotherapy using liquid nitrogen by your dermatologist or GP. There is also a publication that Efudix cream, available on prescription, might help. I hope this is helpful. With Best Wishes, Dr Anton Alex...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis
Topic: Guttate Psoriasis
Replies: 2
Views: 1071

Re: Guttate Psoriasis

Hello, Thank you for your question. Although kefir is believed to be very healthy I am afraid there is no data that it helps to treat psoriasis. Dovobet is a good treatment but there is now an updated version available called Enstilar foam. It is easier to apply and it works faster and better. Your ...
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