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A 33-year-old female asked:

Is it normal for tetracycline to worsen my acne rosacea symptoms?

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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Photosensitivity?: Tetracycline causes photo sensitization. If you were in the sun it can precipitate a sunburn. That would cause your rosacea to flare.
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