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Dr Anjali Mahto MBBS, MRCP(UK), CCST(Derm)
Dr Anjali Mahto MBBS, MRCP(UK), CCST(Derm)
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Dr Anjali Mahto says that if you're getting deep red spots, nodules, or cysts that are leaving marks or dents in the skin, it's a sign that your acne is severe and requires further treatment. http://www.cedarsderm.co.uk

Cedars Dermatology is a leading group of London dermatologists that offers treatments for moles, skin cancers, acne, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema and other skin conditions for both adults and children.

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I think, firstly, if you're getting acne that is leaving scarring. So if you're getting deep red spots, nodules, or cysts that are leaving marks on the skin or little dents in the skin, that is a sign that your acne is quite severe and it requires further treatment. So about 10 to 15% of people that have acne will develop scarring. So acne is quite easy to treat, scarring is a bit more tricky. So scarring and early signs of scarring is the first reason. Second is if your acne is actually affecting you psychologically, is causing problems with self-esteem, self-confidence, that's a sign that you need to see a specialist.

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Dr Anjali Mahto MBBS, MRCP(UK), CCST(Derm)
Dr Anjali Mahto MBBS, MRCP(UK), CCST(Derm)
Consultant Dermatologist
Anjali is a Consultant Dermatologist at the London North West Hospitals NHS Trust where she is also lead for paediatric dermatology services and dermatology clinical governance. She is a spokesperson for the British Skin Foundation. She is quoted in the national press on a range of skin issues. She has trained at some of UK's leading teaching hospitals including Imperial College Healthcare and the Royal Free Hospital. She is actively involved in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and has presented at national and international conferences. She is happy to consult on any skin, hair and nail disorders in adults or children. Read full bio view less


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Dr Anjali Mahto MBBS, MRCP(UK), CCST(Derm)
Dr Anjali Mahto MBBS, MRCP(UK), CCST(Derm)