A 19-year-old female asked:
can rosacea cream/gel help reduce red and pink acne marks on fair skin? thanks.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Acne: Steroid creams can incidentally reduce some of the redness associated with acne skin inflammation. However, due to the thin skin on the face, irreversible skin damage and other steroid toxicity can occur.
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Last updated Jul 20, 2018
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