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foods that aggravate rosacea

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
No: Some foods can make the face flush. Alcohol. Hot drinks such as tea or coffee steaming. High capsaicin foods such as jalapeno peppers. But they are no ... Read More

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Although food triggers for rosacea can vary from people to people, but the common exacerbating foods include caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate), hot sp ... Read More
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Dr. Leonard Grossman
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
No need to avoid: You don't need to avoid foods, but you you should know that alcohol and spices will make the redness more pronounced for a short period of time, just ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are no foods: that will specifically help with rosacea but there are topical treatments that might be less expensive. Discuss your concerns with your health care pr ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: Simple tetracycline is a cheap alternative that should work. Despite all the goofy stuff online, food choices are almost never therapy. There are a ho ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Rosacea: You know what triggers to avoid. For this flare up you could go to a walk in clinic as oral antibiotics and prescription topical gels are usually need ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lortscher
13 years experience Dermatology
Could be rosacea: This could still be rosacea. Rosacea is now always on the cheeks and is usually not caused by alcohol use. A good dermatologist can help you make t ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a prope ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Avoid precipitants &: Sun exposure.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Redness: It is characterized by redness on the nose and cheeks, with swollen oil glands. There is no scarring as in lupus.It typically in lighter skin ages 35- ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Varies: It is very individual a few hours to a few days and if may not flare at all on that exposure.

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