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Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? i have some rosacea on my face will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse?

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Dr. JUSTIN Aurbach
Endodontics 52 years experience
Could help : Microdermabrasion could help with your general skin surface, howevert sertainly could aggrevate you rosatia. Talk with a dermatologist aor plastic surgeon regading this.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Rosacea : Microdermabrasion could very well irritate and flare sensitive skin associated with rosacea . See a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Wendy Askew
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
It may worsen it.: Any abrasive treatments will make rosacea worse. The condition itself involves inflamed tissue and scrubbing it or abrasive treatments will make inflammation worse.
Dr. Coyle Connolly
Dermatology 29 years experience
Microdermabrasion : Microdermabrasion must be used cautiously on patients with rosacea since it may aggravate rosacea prone skin.

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