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British skin foundation _ women's skin conditions

Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:23 pm
by JOALAN6758
Hi , I am now 50 and have suffered acne for most of that time, now I am left with huge open pores mild rocessia and skin that is often sore, I have used most types of skin care products what can be done for me or what can I use.

Re: British skin foundation _ women's skin conditions

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:07 pm
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
Thank you very much for your question. I am so sorry to hear about your skin problems. If acne is still active it should be treated (e.g. with Epiduo possibly in a combination with oral antibiotics) . If there are scars they can be treated e.g. with laser. Rosacea can be treated (red face rosacea/flushing rosacea with Mirvaso gel, spots rosacea (inflammatory rosacea) e.g. with Soolantra possibly in a combination with oral antibiotics such as erythromycin). Skin in acne or rosacea is often irritated so Cetaphil cleanser and moisturisers are good in this setting.

I hope this is helpful.

With best wishes,
Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD
Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
British Skin Foundation Spokesperson
Harley Street Dermatology Offices, Nuffield Health, Spire and BMI Hospitals, London, Cambridge, Bedford and Leicester

http://www.alexandroff.org.uk

Re: British skin foundation _ women's skin conditions

Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:09 pm
by clairh74
Hi I'm I am super paranoid about getting visible wrinkles and do use a separate eye cream daily.

I do also moisturize my neck as when I was in to have a facial, a lady sitting in reception and said do you have any miracle cream to fix this, and she touched her throat and the beautician she was talking too said start moisturising your neck aswell and that will help, is that right, I started doing mine daily from that day on aswell.

Thank you

Re: British skin foundation _ women's skin conditions

Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:28 pm
by thatgirl89
I have been suffering with redness/dryness around my nose and on my skin . Sometimes it is sore and itchy . I have tried various crams but nothing seems to solve the issue?

Re: British skin foundation _ women's skin conditions

Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:24 pm
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
clairh74 wrote:Hi I'm I am super paranoid about getting visible wrinkles and do use a separate eye cream daily.

I do also moisturize my neck as when I was in to have a facial, a lady sitting in reception and said do you have any miracle cream to fix this, and she touched her throat and the beautician she was talking too said start moisturising your neck aswell and that will help, is that right, I started doing mine daily from that day on aswell.

Thank you
Thank you very much for your question. Yes it is important to moisturise your neck too.

I hope this is helpful.

With best wishes,
Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD
Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
British Skin Foundation Spokesperson
Harley Street Dermatology Offices, Nuffield Health, Spire and BMI Hospitals, London, Cambridge, Bedford and Leicester

http://www.alexandroff.org.uk

Re: British skin foundation _ women's skin conditions

Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2018 6:28 pm
by Dr Anton Alexandroff
thatgirl89 wrote:I have been suffering with redness/dryness around my nose and on my skin . Sometimes it is sore and itchy . I have tried various crams but nothing seems to solve the issue?
Thank you very much for your question. This sound like seborrheic dermatitis. You can get Daktacort cream over counter or you can ask your GP or dermatologist to prescribe you ketoconazole cream. You can read more about seborrheic dermatitis and available treatments on my website if it is of interest to you.


I hope this is helpful.

With best wishes,
Dr Anton Alexandroff FRCP(UK) PhD CCT(Derm) FRSM FAAD
Consultant Dermatologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer
British Skin Foundation Spokesperson
Harley Street Dermatology Offices, Nuffield Health, Spire and BMI Hospitals, London, Cambridge, Bedford and Leicester

http://www.alexandroff.org.uk