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A 36-year-old member asked:

what are different scalp treatments for rosacea?

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Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
No special treatment: There is no special treatment for scalp in rosacea patients.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Rosacea : Rosacea of the scalp has been treated with topical antibacterial lotions and shampoos. Severe cases may benefit form oral antibiotics.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Is there any sort of test for rosacea?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
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 21-year-old member asked:

Can you get rosacea on other parts of your body?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Face,hairline: Rosacea is limited to the face but you can get associated redness on the chest.
A 21-year-old member asked:

How does menopause affect rosacea?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Facial flushing: Rosacea is more typical at same age as menopause and facial flushing associated with menopause can aggravate rosacea.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Will exercise cause my rosacea to flare up?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Exercise & Rosacea: Exercise is one of the triggers that can make rosacea symptoms flare or worsen. Triggers vary from person to person and can include wind, hot baths, spicy foods, sun exposure, "active" skin products.
Dr. Seema Patel
Dr. Seema Patel commented
Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
Get your rosacea treated with medications, skin care products, and consider intense pulse light treatments that have worked just as well in the literature as medications
Feb 15, 2012
A 21-year-old member asked:

Do steroids induce rosacea?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Yes: Topical or internal steroids can aggravate or cause rosacea in predisposed individuals.

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