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by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Tue Sep 28, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Expert clinic on general skin conditions
Topic: Can menopause bring on exczema?
Replies: 1
Views: 859

Re: Can menopause bring on exczema?

Dear Clare, Thank you for your question. Yes it may happen but it may also be unrelated. You need to have it treated and you may benefit from a patch test. You need to see your dermatologist for this. You can read more about eczema treatment and patch test on my website https://www.alexandroff.org.u...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Tue Sep 28, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: Expert clinic on general skin conditions
Topic: Skin reaction to the vaccine?
Replies: 1
Views: 1320

Re: Skin reaction to the vaccine?

Hello,
so sorry to hear about your skin problem. It would be necessary to make a diagnosis first to know how to treat your skin. condition. You need to see your dermatologist to make a diagnosis.
Kind regards,
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Tue Sep 28, 2021 10:07 am
Forum: Expert clinic on general skin conditions
Topic: Severe itching
Replies: 1
Views: 886

Re: Severe itching

Hello so sorry to hear about your dad skin problems. It looks like severe discoid dermatitis. Ask your GP or dermatologist of Dermovate ointment can be tried on body and Eumovate ointment in skin folds and face. The next line treatment would be UVB in hospital. Methotrexate prescribed by you dermato...
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Tue Sep 28, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: Expert clinic on general skin conditions
Topic: Unknown face rash
Replies: 1
Views: 872

Re: Unknown face rash

Hello

Thank you for your question. It looks like rosacea. I would suggest to see your GP or dermatologist and ask for rosacea treatment e.g. Soolantra cream.
I hope this is helpful.
Bets wishes,
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: 5490

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: 4978

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: 3043

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: 2984

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: 3399

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: 2906

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...
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