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What sort of problem is acne rosacea?

What sort of problem is acne rosacea?

Cause unknown: Rosacea ('acne rosacea") is a fairly common inflammatory skin disorder that typically involves the forehead, cheeks, chin and nose. Patients tend to develop redness associated with swelling, dilated capillaries (telangiectasia) and acne-like pimples. There can be associated warmth, itching, or a burning sensation. The cause is unknown but may be a genetic trait. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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What sort of problem is acne rosacea?

What sort of problem is acne rosacea?

Acne Rosacea: Acne Rosacea or Rosacea isn't actually acne. It is a chronic skin condition that can affect the cheeks, nose, chin & forehead & usually begins in adulthood. The skin can become red with a bumpy texture, small red blood vessels may appear with oiliness and at times the nose can become bulbous (like W.C. Fields). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of acne rosacea?

What are the symptoms of acne rosacea?

Tender red bumps: Patients usually describe they have tender red breakouts or pimples, sensitive skin, stinging, itch, redness on central face such as nose and cheeks. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for acne rosacea?

No: There is no real cure for rosacea. However it can be controlled with an anti-inflammatory diet and the use of topical Alpha lipoic acid preparations or prescription medications such as metronidazole. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acne rosacea?

What is the treatment for acne rosacea?

Identify triggers: First identify your triggers. Subsequent to this their are many options for treatment but you should seek evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and subsequent treatment. ...Read more

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Diagnosis and treatment of acne rosacea?

Diagnosis and treatment of acne rosacea?

Various: See a dermatologist. Best treatment to be determined by exam. Response to treatment and tolerance of treatment are then evaluated, with adjustment if needed. Begin with precise diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is aquaphor healing ointment good for acne-rosacea skin?

Is aquaphor healing ointment good for acne-rosacea skin?

Not really: Is really an emollient-good for dry skin and diapoer rashes. Roseacea need Rx for metronidazole gel and an exmination by a physician. ...Read more

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What's the best acne rosacea treatment you use that actually work?

What's the best acne rosacea treatment you use that actually work?

Doubtful: Rosacea is similar to acne. She may never get rid of it, but dermatologists can help with different medicines to make it better. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the redness and itchiness of my acne rosacea?

What can I do to ease the redness and itchiness of my acne rosacea?

Laser: Vbeam laser can help with the redness. An anti itch cream such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or a steroid cream can help with the itch. Make sure your being treated appropriately with a good cleansing regiment and antibiotics as prescribed by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have mild acne rosacea & my pores in my chin area need cleaning badly. What's an exfoliator that I can use for a reasonable price?

Not for rosacea: In general, if you have rosacea you should avoid using an exfoliator, because it could be irritating! Preferably, you should clean your skin gently with lukewarm water, wash with your fingers, and try to avoid harsh mechanical scrubbing. Non-soap cleansers with synthetic detergents (beauty bars, mild cleansing bars, many liquid facial cleansers) are better for your skin than traditional soap. ...Read more

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more


Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

Redness over skin ..Multifactorial thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more