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Acne Rosacea Diflucan
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer