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do steroids induce rosacea?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology 46 years experience
Yes: Topical or internal steroids can aggravate or cause rosacea in predisposed individuals.
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Not usually : Steroids do not typically cause rosacea but may increase the potential for facial telangiectasias that may be confused with rosacea.

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