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Dr. Frank Pinto
Board Certified, Dermatology
31 years in practice
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What sort of problem is acne rosacea?

Dr. Frank Pinto
Board Certified, Dermatology
31 years in practice
87K people helped
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. Ward Dean
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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by flushing of the face, acne like pustules, and collections of dilated blood vessels near the ...Read more


Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
34M people helped
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Recommendations for acne rosacea?

Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
34M people helped
Recommendations for acne rosacea?

Dermatol evaluation: I would first have a dermatologist make a definitive diagnosis as well as treatment recommendations which may take several months to arrive at a satisfactory regimen as well as dietary restriction. ...Read more

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Dr. Ward Dean
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Dr. Jane Chung
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
27 years in practice
166K people helped
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What do the symptoms of acne rosacea look like?

Dr. Jane Chung
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
27 years in practice
166K people helped
What do the symptoms of acne rosacea look like?

Redness: General blotchy skin redness, irritation, swelling and scale often accompany the pimples of acne rosacea making for a really frustrating facial skin mess. This is compounded by the fact that people prone to rosacea are also prone to facial seborrheic dermatitis (a scaly red facial rash) and both conditions may be present at the same time. ...Read more

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Dr. Jane Chung
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
27 years in practice
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What are the symptoms of acne rosacea?

Dr. Jane Chung
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
27 years in practice
166K people helped
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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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
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I am suffering from acne rosacea. I was wondering should I go back on the conceptive pill. I am 47 years old. Regards maeve brophy?

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
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I am suffering from acne rosacea. I was wondering should I go back on the conceptive pill. I am 47 years old. Regards maeve brophy?

Follow your DR's adv: Minocycline at 50mg a day is excellent therapy for rosacea. Birth control pill is not. If you are not already with a dermatologist, you should go to confirm the diagnosis and determine the best way to control it. ...Read more

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Dr. Alexander Rivkin
Board Certified, Cosmetic Surgery
20 years in practice
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What are some ways to treat acne rosacea?

Dr. Alexander Rivkin
Board Certified, Cosmetic Surgery
20 years in practice
89K people helped
What are some ways to treat acne rosacea?

IPL: Intense pulsed light devices have been used to treat acne rosacea for many years now. The treatments entail little downtime (you are a bit redder for the rest of the day) and results are good over 3 to 5 sessions. You can also accelerate the treatment with the use of levulan. This way it is one or two sessions, but there is a day where you cannot go outside and a few days of significant redness. ...Read more

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Dr. John Di Saia
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
26 years in practice
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What drugstore routine would you recommend for mild acne rosacea?

Dr. John Di Saia
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
26 years in practice
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What drugstore routine would you recommend for mild acne rosacea?

2% Salicyclic acid : Try a 2% salicyclic acid wash once or twice daily first. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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What sort of problem is acne rosacea?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
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How can you tell if you have acne rosacea vs acne ?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
How can you tell if you have acne rosacea vs acne ?

see a dermatologist.: It is either acne or rosacea, there is no acne rosacea. Have a dermatologist evaluate the problem and then you will know. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Board Certified, Rheumatology
46 years in practice
388K people helped
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What can be done about acne rosacea?

Dr. Jeffrey Miller
Board Certified, Rheumatology
46 years in practice
388K people helped

Antibiotics : Usually tetracycline pills or cream is the start. There are other more toxic and teratogenic meds. Such as tretinoin. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is a skin condition that causes whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples to form. Common causes include hormonal changes, and certain ...Read more


Dr. Joshua Fox
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Acne Rosacea (Definition)

Acne rosacea is also known as Rosacea. Acne rosacea is a skin condition that can affect the adult face, and includes redness, ...Read more


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