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Can Lanolin Make Rosacea 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
Can sweat irritate my rosacea or make it worse? My rosacea seems to flare up and get worse ever time i work out. Could sweat be causing this?
See a dermatologist: Rosacea is a common, chronic, acne-like skin condition that affects adults, and its symptoms tend to come and go. Rosacea triggers include alcohol, hot or spicy foods, emotional stress, and increased temperature or exposure to sun. It can be a troubling condition, but there are effective medical treatments available. ...Read more
How do I tackle problem of rosacea. It had started since last one year and gradually becoming more prominent. Whenever I'm tense it gets worse.
Most doctors prescribe oral or topical antibiotics for treatment of rosacea so see your doctor for treatments. Also avoiding alcohol, spicy food and extremes of hot and cold can be helpful to avoid flares. Here is a website with more information for you.
http://www.uptodate.com/contents/rosacea-the-basics?source=search_result&search=rosacea&selectedTitle=1~80 ...Read more
It may help: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is a non-steroidal topical medicine that can help treat inflammation. Many patients with rosacea will need a topical steroid at times for flare-ups. However, Elidel (pimecrolimus) is a little more expensive than common, and certainly appropriate, topical steroids. You may want to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
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
What daily moisturizer can I use that won't make my rosacea worse? Specific examples would be helpful! thanks!
Eucerin facial SPF: Is one that i commonly recommend. Give it a try. ...Read more
Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? I have some rosacea on my face ? Will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse?
Is microdermabrasion safe for skin with rosacea? I have some rosacea on my face – will microdermabrasion help with this or make it worse?
Will metro cream help the look of redness from mild rosacea and broken capillaries in cheeks and chin or will it make it worse or do nothing at all?
Using Finacea for papular rosacea. It is worse than ever after 5.5 weeks use. What chance this could still work? Always flares up 1 wk before period.
Add more: I am a big fan of Finacea. However, after 5.5 weeks i wouldn't give up but try to add another medication to work with it. Many times, for women who flare with their period, i add a low dose antibiotic such as Oracea, 1 pill each day for 7-10 days before the flow starts. My female patients have had great success with this combination treatment. ...Read more
I was prescribed Elidel (pimecrolimus) for dermatitis on face but I may have rosacea too. Will the Elidel (pimecrolimus) make the rosacea worse? Many thanks
Can minocycline and metro gel make eczema worse if they put me on it for rosacea? I think i may have both on my face.
Gel: The gel may dry your skin and worsen eczema, but not always. If it seems to worsen, you may ask to change to metro lotion, but give the gel a try first. ...Read more
9months since giving birth i still have a non raised red rosacea like rash on cheeks. Sometiimes its worse than others, will it ever go away?
Rarely does forever:
Rosacea is very troublesome for many and involves the skin with good blood supply such as the cheeks and nose. Some things make it worse, such as diet, hormone manipulation,
hot/ humid weather, etc. The mayo clinic newsletter last year had a great review that you may find helpful with a list of foods, etc., to avoid. Certain lasers are helpful, but skin prone to rosacea rarely is symptom free. ...Read more
I have some rosacea, but skin just got blotchy, felt taut & extra dry & red. Using moisturizer seemed to make it worse. What are other options?
I always have rosy cheeks... Just like my mother. When i get embarrassed, hot, cold, etc, the redness gets worse, along with burning- is this typical of rosacea? If so, what can I do for it?
You need to see your primary care person to
discuss this problem. It may not be a major
skin disease, but if you do home treatment
it could become worse. ...Read more
What's best way to reduce redness in face after a shower? Showering makes my rosacea flare up badly. Moisturizer seems to make worse/sustain it.
What next for rosacea? Metro gel completely ineffective. Getting worse. Small red bumps on cheeks. Triggers seem to be sun, exercise and hormones.
Diet can really help- certain foods like alcohol, coffee, spicy foods ; sugar tend to aggravate, while a diet rich in fruits ; vegetables can help- see http://bit.Ly/1iz45yv for more info. There are many natural therapies like creams with green tea, licorice ; other herbs- see http://altmedicine.About.Com/cs/treatments/a/rosacea.Htm
you may also benefit by consulting with a homeopath. ...Read more
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