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what is an effective treatment for rosacea?

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Dr. Keimun Slaughter
Facial Plastic Surgery 12 years experience
Microneedling/lasers: If you have tried medical treatment options with topical or oral medications and still have persistent symptoms then use of multiple sessions of micro needling or use of the Pulse dye laser if your skin is fair are reasonable options to consider.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
A dermatologist can prescribe various creams and pills.
Sep 14, 2015

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Will my rosacea get worse with age?

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Dr. Willa Terry
Pediatrics 32 years experience
See a dermatologist: Rosacea is a common, chronic, acne-like skin condition that affects adults, and its symptoms tend to come and go. Rosacea triggers include alcohol, hot or spicy foods, emotional stress, and increased temperature or exposure to sun. It can be a troubling condition, but there are effective medical treatments available.
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How long does rosacea last?

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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
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 sufferer. The rash is acneiform and is amenable to treatment, but there is no cure, although some cases do go into permanent remission.
A 22-year-old member asked:

How can I find a rosacea specialist?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Dermatologist: Any dermatologist is qualified to treat rosacea.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How long after a rosacea trigger will a flare-up occur?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Varies: It is very individual a few hours to a few days and if may not flare at all on that exposure.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Is there research being conducted on rosacea?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Rosacea research: There is on-going research on rosacea through out the country. To participate in a clinical research study contact a dermatologist specializing in rosacea care at a teaching hospital near you.

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