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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Redness: The early prominence of superficial capillaries of the cheeks and nose can be some early warning signs of rosacea.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: A physician will need to see you (ideally while this is happening) and perform at least a limited exam to offer more insight. Probably not worrisome, ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Perhaps: Many different causes of rash. I would suggest seeing a dermatologist.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Your nose may develop enlarge blood vessels from rosacea. The colors may vary from pink 2 red to purple.
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Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience Dermatology
Seborrheic dermatiti: Dry flaky skin behind the ears is more likely due to seborrheic dermatitis, a condition that is cause by excessive colonization of a common yeast call ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Flushing/blushing: Mild cases have an appearance like that of a blush, except that it persists. There may be abnormally dilated vessels and, persistent redness of the m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Acne rosacea vs acne: Acne rosacea is not the same as acne because the former primarily effects the facial ski vessels whereas the latter effects the sebaceous glands. Howe ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
23 years experience Dermatology
No: Rosacea is a chronic inflammatory condition that waxes and wanes. It usually begins in adulthood, and when papules develop, some call it "adult acne" ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It runs in families.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Rosacea Treatment: Oral and/or topical antibiotics, in addition to daily sun protection with at least a 30spf antioxidant sunscreen are treatment options for rosacea. St ... Read More
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