A 56-year-old male asked:
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for years, i have used sodium sulfacetamide-s to treat my acne rosacea. now my insurance company is hassling me about it. what are some alternatives?

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Rosacea: You may wish to try light-based therapy. Also, this article may help you with your insurance company http://www.rosacea.org/weblog/how-navigate-health%E2%80%A8-care-system-drug-therapy
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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