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Baxter, TN
A 36-year-old female asked:

Have rosacea, tried metronidazole,, cerave, & vani cream. all make skin red, itch, hot, burn, hurt. i see a dermatologist but it's not helpin. :(?

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Dr. Norman Levine
Dermatology 53 years experience
Rosacea: There are other treatment options. Oral medications such as doxycycline for the pimples are very helpful. If you have excess redness, a topical medication, Mirvaso can reduce the redness for 8-10 hours at a time. Laser therapy is also effective to reduce the redness
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