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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Avoid precipitants &: Sun exposure.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Varies: It is very individual a few hours to a few days and if may not flare at all on that exposure.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience in Dermatology
No: Rosacea and acne are different disorders. Acne is a follicular disease characterized by increase oil gland production, colonization of p.Acnes bacter ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience in Dermatology
5 common triggers: Rosacea is a proinflammatory condition. A stimulus at a low threshold will cause flushing. Repeated flushing causes the skin changes we see in rosacea ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience in Internal Medicine
Chronic: Rosacea is a chronic skin condition affecting the skin of the face, which is characterized by exacerbations and remissions throughout the life of the ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
ROSACEA: Itis a chronic inflammation of the the face with facial flushing, erythema, papules, pustules and coarse hyperplasia of the cheeks and nose.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Derm consult: Rosacea cannot be "cured" but can be controlled, and the symptoms treated. Redness of facial skin is an early sign, and can be effectively treated by ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lea Danielsen
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: It runs in families.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Sanders
38 years experience in Dermatology
Maybe: Most of the treatments for rosacea are for the pimples that occur with it. They usually don't help the redness. There is a new drug, Mirvaso, that c ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
44 years experience in 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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: The skin on the nose can be oily. The cheeks are often have a dry feeling i.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Ointments may be: Ointments containing steroids by help manage the flare up in rosacea, but they are most definitely not a cure and should be used sparingly and cautiou ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience in Dermatology
Flushing : You are describing flushing which is separate from rosacea but can be seen in association with rosacea.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience in Ophthalmology
Rosacea: Rosacea affects the eyes causing blepharitis and keratitis. You should make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to find out what's going on and t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience in Dermatology
The same thing: I think you are saying the same thing. Atopic dermatitis is the clinical disease state, while atopic skin may just be skin that can have atopic flare ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Chronic diseases: These diseases are chronic in nature but can be controlled with treatment. Treatments include artificial tears during the day, warm compresses and sc ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it can.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Yes: Diet can really help- certain foods like alcohol, coffee, spicy foods & sugar tend to aggravate, while a diet rich in fruits & vegetables can help- se ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Test for Rosacea: There is no test for rosacea. History and physical examination by your medical provider/ dermatologist is the best way to "test" for rosacea.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: Dry cheeks are not unusual and it can be associated with seborrheic dermatitis or dry skin in the same individual.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
The one that helps U: Speak to your dermatologist for advise and treatment(s) , there is no one best treatment , you doctor will try most safe , least expensive medication ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience in Pathology
Many possibilities.: Lupus is certainly possible with +ana and high rnp, rosacea, but so are other diseases. Scleroderma can have +ana and fibrosis/scarring of many organ ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Various: See a dermatologist. Best treatment to be determined by exam. Response to treatment and tolerance of treatment are then evaluated, with adjustment if ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience in Plastic Surgery
You don't: Rosacea makes its peak incidence between age 35 and 65. Usually people may show signs of easy redness and sensitive skin, usually in response to a tri ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
No: The resident fungus (pityrosporum orbicularis) on most normal skin can cause seborrhea on some people. This fungus thrives on oil especially olive oi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Rosacea: Rosacea often flares when something causes the blood vessels in the face to expand, which causes redness. Things that cause a flare-up are called trig ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience in Pediatrics
See a physician: Acne is normal fro your age. Infected acne may be responsible for these diagnoses . Please see a physician, all these conditions are manageable
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Whitfield
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scars: Once you have a scar you have to fix it or hide it. Sold un doesn't do either.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Ocular Rosacea: Ocular rosacea is related to a common inflammatory condition affecting skin of the face and chest, as well as the eyes. While the exact cause of rosac ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Not necessarily: Blushing is not equivalent or a risk factor for rosacea
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
See a dermatologist: Given you have these skin problems, your best bet is to see a dermatologist who is an expert in treating these disorders. I actually doubt that you ha ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Many treatments: Rosacea can be treated with gentle products (avene is a great line) if having alot of breakouts you can try Metrogel topical cream, erthyrmocyin/doxy ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience in Dermatology
Rare Form: Pustular psoriasis is a rare type of psoriasis that results in painful white (pus-filled) bumps on the hands and/or feet. It is very painful and debi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in 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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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Rosacea therapy: See your dermatogist. He may prescribe metro gel for you.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Identify triggers: First identify your triggers. Subsequent to this their are many options for treatment but you should seek evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Bressack
42 years experience in Dermatology
Tetracyclines: The most effective treatments for rosacea are oral tetracycline antibiotics, with Doxycycline and minocyclines being the most effective. Topical medi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
None.: There are no herbs that cure rosacea. Avoiding trigger foods can be helpful. Traditional treatments includ topical Metronidazole or Azelaic Acid and l ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bloom
19 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Pulsed Dye Laser: Pulsed dye laser is an excellent choice for the treatment of facial rosacea. The treatment is very effective and is not painful. It has very little ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience in Dermatology
I : I agree with above. Rosacea is typically a chronic condition and will require long term therapy. Read more about it at the link below. I hope that ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
You are already on: A medication for anxiety and depression. Seeing a mental health professional is a good idea. He/she can teach you strategies for managing your anxie ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Skinception/Rosacea: The most important thing to know about a product is if it works. Skinception rosacea relief serum has been clinically tested and with 82% of rosacea s ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience in Plastic Surgery
None!: Rosacea is not a disease that "spreads" or is communicable from or to others. It is a genetic skin condition that can be treated with oral and topical ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Allergies: Those with allergies are most at risk, as most rosacea is caused by allergies. Treatment should use a therapy that can address reactions to foods, che ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Varies: It is very individual. Pollution or certain chemicals can cause flares in different people. If you are aware of triggers you can try to limit these fl ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience in 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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