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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


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Which herbs can help to cure rosacea?

Rosacea: Some people with rosacea report that horse-chestnut cream or-rose-wax cream is helpful. Either of these products can be applied to the affected areas twice a day. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with rosacea. What can I expect? Can this be cured?

I have been diagnosed with rosacea. What can I expect? Can this be cured?

Can be managed: Usually cannot be cured but can be managed with topical and/or oral medications. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for rosacea? If so, what is it?

No: While rosacea cannot be cured, it can be medically managed and intense pulsed light (ipl) treatments can be very helpful to reduce the facial redness. ...Read more

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Is there any research being done/someone working on a cure for rosacea?

Rosacea: Yes. However currently there is no cure only treatment. Light therapy or laser can help, as well as metrogel(flagyl) preparations. Please consult a dermatologist or plastic surgeon with skin care experience for help. ...Read more

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16 YO boy with Rosacea. Wht can I do to cure this as much as possible or completely. I Need to fix it! Also wht natural/home remedies work best?

16 YO boy with Rosacea. Wht can I do to cure this as much as possible or completely. I Need to fix it! Also wht natural/home remedies work best?

Here's the truth: I'm going to assume you're a parent. You can't cure rosacea but you can manage it. It should be possible to make it nearly invisible. If you pursue "natural / home" remedies because you read something on a doctor-bashing website, Junior will be disfigured during his teenaged years and can be permanently mutilated by his disease. Please comply with 21st century medicine -- it works for rosacea. ...Read more

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Will my doctor be able to cure my rosacea?

No: He can control the appearance and discomfort but the condition can be chronic. ...Read more

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Is there any cure for acne rosacea?

Is there any cure for acne rosacea?

No: There is no real cure for rosacea. However it can be controlled with an anti-inflammatory diet and the use of topical Alpha lipoic acid preparations or prescription medications such as metronidazole. ...Read more

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Can aloe Vera cure or treat or help rosacea??

Can aloe Vera cure or treat or help rosacea??

Can't hurt; but no: It is highly unlikely to produce any decrease in redness but it is a good moisturizer. ...Read more

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I want to know if there's a cure/treatment for my red hot burning cheeks? It's not rosacea.

I want to know if there's a cure/treatment for my red hot burning cheeks? It's not rosacea.

Red hot cheeks: Use virgin coconut oil applied 3-4 times daily. It my take up to 3-4 weeks to work. Propanolol could possibly also give you a red face. ...Read more

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Why does my face randomly turn red for no reason? I don't have rosacea and i don't know how to cure it.

Why does my face randomly turn red for no reason? I don't have rosacea and i don't know how to cure it.

Anxiety: In stressful situations its not uncommon to have a red face or blush. If your worried about it, it exacerbates the situation. If you adopt an attitude of who cares, it will occur less frequently. Chances are, you care more than others anyways! ...Read more

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I'm almost positive I have rosacea, but i'm not sure. My cheeks are always super red and i hate it. Any treatments or cures? Help!

Yes!: There are many treatments for rosacea depending on the extent and intensity. Seeing a board certified dermatologist would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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How do you cure or treat a heatstroke/rosacea/lack of sweat -type of condition on the chin?

How do you cure or treat a heatstroke/rosacea/lack of sweat -type of condition on the chin?

In: Heatstroke, you remove the person from the heat, hydrate and carefully cool down the body. Rosacea could be treated with certain antibiotics although is not an infection. Third, why would you like to sweat under your chin? ...Read more

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16 YO boy and my face is always really red on my cheeks. Prob Rosacea. Reallywant to get rid of it. Not itchy, just always red. Cure? Naturalremedies?

Probably not rosacea: there is a condition called keratosis rubra pilaris facei. It is not anything bad. Sometimes lasers help. There is a new topical bromonidine that can help. But I would see a dermatoloigst to discuss diagnosis and treatment. hope that helps ...Read more

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Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Could rosacea treatment cure redness from acne?

Maybe: Most of the treatments for rosacea are for the pimples that occur with it. They usually don't help the redness. There is a new drug, Mirvaso, that constricts blood vessels and helps the redness of rosacea. Although not approved for acne, it might help the redness there also. ...Read more

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Has anyone actually cured acne rosacea, blefarittis, sties and dry eyes?

Has anyone actually cured acne rosacea, blefarittis, sties and dry eyes?

Chronic diseases: These diseases are chronic in nature but can be controlled with treatment. Treatments include artificial tears during the day, warm compresses and scrubs, oral tetracycline agent, ointment at night, and other medications depending related issues. ...Read more

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Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?

Any over-the-counter cure for rosacea/seborrheic dermatitis on face (facial dandruff)? Can I use sulfur soap? Ointment?

Yes OTC: For patients with seborrheic dermatitis of the face, we suggest treatment with a low potency topical corticosteroid cream, a topical antifungal agent, or a combination of the two. ...Read more

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Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies.Treatment? 

Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red an ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes!" no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read more

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What is rosacea?

What is rosacea?

Acne rosacea vs acne: Acne rosacea is not the same as acne because the former primarily effects the facial ski vessels whereas the latter effects the sebaceous glands. However acne rosacea is associated with overgrowth of the oil glands effecting the nose and is known as rhinophyma. ...Read more