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Search found 68 matches
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Jessner's Disease
Replies: 1
Views: 767

Re: Jessner's Disease

Hi unfortunately there might not be a solution The following (taken from dermnz) have been tried Topical and intralesional corticosteroids Antimalarial medications, such as hydroxychloroquine UVA1 phototherapy or photochemotherapy (PUVA) Photodynamic therapy Cyclophosphamide Thalidomide Radiotherapy...
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Random itching
Replies: 1
Views: 764

Re: Random itching

Hi sorry there isn't enough information there to advise

Possibilities include urticaria which sounds the most likely, eczema, notalgia paraesthetica amongst others. If you look these up on dermnz or webmd and see if any of these fit otherwise your GP is the next port of call
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Chronic Urticaria
Replies: 1
Views: 801

Re: Chronic Urticaria

There are a number of other options treatments that actby suppressing the immune system (e.g. ciclosporin) may be beneficial for the most severely affected people not responding to the treatments A new biological injection treatment called omalizumab has recently been approved for the most severely ...
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: red patch-arm
Replies: 0
Views: 634

Re: red patch-arm

There are many potential causes including fungal infections, psoriasis, eczema and less common things like brachoradial pruritus. Ask your GP if he can refer you to a dermatologist
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Lichen Simplex
Replies: 2
Views: 1432

Re: Lichen Simplex

The most important thing is to avoid repeated scratching or rubbing. Also use a soap substitute such as aqueous cream. use rich mositurisers frequently. strong steroids might be needed. more information can be found here http://www.bad.org.uk/for-the-public/patient-information-leaflets/lichen-simple...
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Other Skin Conditions
Topic: Seborrheic dermatitis
Replies: 1
Views: 991

Re: Seborrheic dermatitis

coal tar shampoos and ketoconazole shampoos are available over the counter at pharmacies and these can help
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Rosacea
Topic: rosacea or not?
Replies: 2
Views: 848

Re: rosacea or not?

A GP or dermatologist wound need to see you to diagnose if that is roscaea . If so there are some creams which help with redness. intense pulsed light or pulsed dye laser might be needed
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 9:17 pm
Forum: Rosacea
Topic: Roscea
Replies: 3
Views: 1481

Re: Roscea

There is no strong evidence supporting the use of any particular natural treatment. Some people have found tea trea oil or azeleic acid to help with papular pustular rosacea
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis
Topic: Diet
Replies: 1
Views: 846

Re: Diet

If you are otherwise fit and well and no other medical problems and normal weight you should continue a normal balanced healthy diet. You don't need to cut any specific food but alcohol needs to be limited on methotrexate on psorisis. if you are experiencing gastrointestinal side effects then your g...
by Dr Nisith Sheth
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Psoriasis & Psoriatic Arthritis
Topic: Wheat
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Re: Wheat

The evidence about the exact link between diet including wheat and psoriasis is inconclusive Some data suggest that a gluten-free diet may significantly improve psoriasis in some patients. Indeed, a beneficial effect of gluten-free diet on psoriasis has been found in patients with elevated antigliad...
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