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A 33-year-old member asked:

how do you know if you will develop rosacea when older?

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Dr. Frederick Coville
Plastic Surgery 39 years experience
You don't: Rosacea makes its peak incidence between age 35 and 65. Usually people may show signs of easy redness and sensitive skin, usually in response to a trigger. Such as heat, cold, alcohol, emotional stress, etc. It does run in families, but there are not definite ways to predict it.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

Can rosacea be diagnosed before a flare-up?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Redness: It is characterized by redness on the nose and cheeks, with swollen oil glands. There is no scarring as in lupus.It typically in lighter skin ages 35-55.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Who is at risk for getting rosacea?

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Dr. Theodore Cole
Specializes in Family Medicine
Allergies: Those with allergies are most at risk, as most rosacea is caused by allergies. Treatment should use a therapy that can address reactions to foods, chemicals and inhalants (dust, mold, etc.).
A 21-year-old member asked:

Are rosacea and lupus connected?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
No: They both can affect the face.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Will my doctor be able to cure my rosacea?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
No: He can control the appearance and discomfort but the condition can be chronic.
A 21-year-old member asked:

What are the long-term side effects of rosacea?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Scarring: Broken blood vessels thickening of the skin and swelling of the skin on the nose with formation of scar tissue are signs of advanced rosacea.

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