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I suffer from acne and rosacea -- is this common?

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Dr. Katherine Brown
Dermatology 16 years experience
Yes: These are very common skin problems for which there are good treatments that a dermatologist can prescribe.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Rosacea: There are many treatment choices for rosacea depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. Available medical treatments include antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotic pills, lasers, pulsed-light therapies, photodynamic therapy, and isotretinoin.
Dr. Harold Rosenfeld
Plastic Surgery 56 years experience
Yes: Your problem is common and treatable, see a dermatologist.
Dr. Joshua Fox
Dermatology 39 years experience
Suffering: Suffering from acne during teenage years is normal due to hormonal imbalance. Rosacea is not common to everyone and it can be triggered at any age. But both of these conditions are treatable. Seek help from an experienced board certified dermatologist for your conditions.

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