A 34-year-old member asked:
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how do you tell the difference between heat rash and rosacea?

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Dr. Stephen Colbert
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Rosacea: "heat rash" generally occurs on the body in warm or flushed skin. Rosacea occurs on the face and is generally independent of skin temperature, though it may appear more red when warm. A dermatologist can help with diagnosis and proper treatment.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016

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Pustules: Rosacea is on the face has blood vessels redness and posible pustules, typically there is no scaling or dryness.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
you can't: You cannot do this by yourself. You need to see a dermatologist.

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