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Acne Rosacea Skin
See a dermatologist: Given you have these skin problems, your best bet is to see a dermatologist who is an expert in treating these disorders. I actually doubt that you have 'all' of these diseases and you probably have one diagnosis -- cystic acne. Dermatologists have many tools that can help these patients, so hope you can get some help there. ...Read more
Roaccutane cleared my rosacea& acne. 2 months after comming off and my skin is now leathery. Is this my skin readjusting? Do I wait for it to settle.
Not unusual: Dryness is part of the medicine. Call the derm doc and ask if there is anything to do or suggest. Probably just will take time and use a moisturizer as it goes away. ...Read more
38yrs old and suddenly have bad acne. Had clear skin my entire life! Can rosacea look like acne, because it's not typical and how can I treat it?
Prednisone can cause: It appears that you are on Prendisone, an immunosuppressant. Acne is often associated with bacteria near the oil producing cells of the skin. When on steroids, acne can start, and the skin care regimen may need to be changed. Hormones are affected by steroids, too, and new acne can develop. Rosacea, if that is the issue, is a difficult entity to eliminate but depends on careful diet and skin care. ...Read more
Can having oily acne skin cause skin to have a reddish tint? Could it be oiliness causing inflam? If acne is treated does redness go away. No 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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