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Are there any environmental triggers I can avoid to prevent my rosacea from getting worse?

Are there any environmental triggers I can avoid to prevent my rosacea from getting worse?

Varies: It is very individual. Pollution or certain chemicals can cause flares in different people. If you are aware of triggers you can try to limit these flares but there is no one unoversal trigger. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

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


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Would you be able share some insight as to what is the most effective OTC remedey for rosacea that would relieve or prevent further exacerabation of mild roseaca? I have been told cetaphil works however I am little reluctant to use any OTC due to the nat

Avoid irritants: There are different stages of rosacea...A dermatologist ... Should be consulted.... Antibiotics and different topical agents can be very effective... Chemical peels and red light led can be used... As well as intense pulsed light ... There currently is no permanent solution so management is critical. ...Read more

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Why is it when i yawn, my rosacea/skin flares up red around my mouth and nose? How do you prevent this?

Why is it when i yawn, my rosacea/skin flares up red around my mouth and nose? How do you prevent this?

Vascular rash: The classical appearance of acne rosacea is an inducible red vascular pattern commonly effecting the cheeks ; nose. It can be trgggered by emotion or certain foods and particularly wine. In advanced cases there is overgrowth of the sebaceous (oil) glands of the nose called rhinophyma which has been associated but not caused by drinking alcohol. Antibiotics ; recently Oracea are often prescribed. ...Read more

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How to prevent bulbous nose?I think nose is possibly becoming bulbous from my rosacea. I am a female. And use metrogel and sulpha face wash occasion

How to prevent bulbous nose?I think  nose is possibly becoming bulbous from my rosacea. I am a female. And use metrogel and sulpha face wash occasion

Rosacea: Beyond metrogel and sulfa there are other methods to help with rosacea including chemical peels and laser/ipl. Speak to your dermatologist about dealing with advancing rosacea. ...Read more

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What is available 2 treat rosacea on scalp w/o risk of hair loss? Noticed hair loss since using selenium on face , 2 x's .How 2 prevent bulbous nose?

What is available 2 treat rosacea on scalp w/o risk of hair loss? Noticed hair loss since using selenium on face , 2 x's .How 2 prevent bulbous nose?

Rosacea: You can use the metrogel on your scalp and face. It's important to keep you stress levels in check as this will make both conditions worse. You can take biotin supplements to help with the hair loss, however, if you are prone to male pattern baldness there's really nothing you can do about it. Make sure you f/u with your dermatologist. Feel better soon ...Read more

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My rosacea keeps getting worse, what should I do?

My rosacea keeps getting worse, what should I do?

Treat rosacea: You can control it and improve it but rosacea is not cured. Best options metrogel, Oracea and intense pulsed light. See http://www.Maasclinic.Com for an explanation if ipl. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rosacea fairly bad and it has gotten drastically worse?

Rosacea: Can be effectively treated with oral and/or topical medications. You should see a dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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If I have rosacea, should I avoid certain foods?

Yes: Although food triggers for rosacea can vary from people to people, but the common exacerbating foods include caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate), hot spicy foods, alcohol (especially beer and red wines), etc... ...Read more

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