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does vaseline help rosacea

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as it is not sterile.But if you can get sterile vaselin gauze it is ok to use.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Avoid precipitants &: Sun exposure.
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Dr. Jason Bloom
19 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Sun Protection: The development of rosacea is highly linked to sun exposure. Once you develop the tiny little red veins on your face, they can tend to engorge or fil ... Read More
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
What's natural ? : Your MD will recommend the latest evidence based treatment and discuss the costs and risks. It doesn't matter how 'natural' it is if it doesn't work. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rosacea: Rosacea is not unheard of in the fourth decade. You may benefit from a consultation with a board certified dermatologist to discuss treatment options.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Has no ability to help sunburn.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Yes: Vasoline is a good lubricant. Many people prefer water soluble lubricants rather than vasoline based as they [water based] are less greasy and clean u ... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Dermatologist: Any dermatologist is qualified to treat rosacea.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
No: You need an anti-lice shampoo and then close examination to remove any remaining eggs.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: While rosacea cannot be cured, it can be medically managed and intense pulsed light (ipl) treatments can be very helpful to reduce the facial redness.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmet Karaca
49 years experience Plastic Surgery
IPL treatment best: Ipl ( intense pulse light ) treatments are ideal for this condition. It takes about 4 treatments, 3 wks apart to get the best results. It is done in t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Won't hurt, but...: "healing" depends on whether the original cause for hemorrhoids persists. Have you been straining at stool, have rectal dysfunction, perform an activ ... Read More

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