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What are the symptoms of acne rosacea?

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Dr. Frederick Coville
Plastic Surgery 41 years experience
Mainly redness: Although very common, rosacea is a condition with no definite cause. Usually, people will complain of flushing, redness, and irritiation. Sometimes this is accompanied by acne. This acne is different from the common acne of adolescents but just as bothersome. It is associated with stress and anxiety as well. Things that trigger it can be varied. Avoiding any sort of inflammation is helpful.
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Dr. Jane Chung
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Tender red bumps: Patients usually describe they have tender red breakouts or pimples, sensitive skin, stinging, itch, redness on central face such as nose and cheeks.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

What do the symptoms of acne rosacea look like?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Vascular rash: The classical appearance of acne rosacea is an inducible red vascular pattern commonly effecting the cheeks & nose. It can be trgggered by emotion or certain foods and particularly wine. In advanced cases there is overgrowth of the sebaceous (oil) glands of the nose called rhinophyma which has been associated but not caused by drinking alcohol. Antibiotics & recently Oracea are often prescribed.
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