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A 22-year-old male asked:

My skin around my mouth and eyes never change colour but my cheeks go red often and even when i tan the skin around my mouth and eyes don't take a tan?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Rosacea?: You likely have a condition known as rosacea which can usually be treated with topical preparations (check with your doctor re. a Rx). Do realize that people with very light skin complexion may never tan enough and you will just to have accept this. Use artificial tan if you must.

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