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Do steroids induce rosacea?

Do steroids induce rosacea?

Not usually : Steroids do not typically cause rosacea but may increase the potential for facial telangiectasias that may be confused with rosacea. ...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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Can I use tretinoin cream to treat the steroid induced rosacea (type 2) ? Is this safe to use it in long term?

Can I use tretinoin cream to treat the steroid induced rosacea (type 2) ? Is this safe to use it in long term?

Tretinoin is not: treatment for rosacea, and not the treatment for steroid induced anything (I have never heard the term steroid induced rosacea). I would see dermatologist for treatment of your condition ...Read more

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My steroid rosacea is back. Treatment options?

Rosacea and Steroids: IPL or BBL (Sciton Laser) can help manage these sypmtoms but as long as you are on steroids you will most likely have addtional rosacea, telangiectasias (broken capillaries), redish flush, etc. ...Read more

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How do I calm flared Rosacea and atopic dermatitis without using a cortisone steroid? Preferably naturally?

How do I calm flared Rosacea and atopic dermatitis without using  a cortisone steroid? Preferably naturally?

Not much: but the most important cause for AD is the defective skin barrier leading to water loss. Applying a good moisturizer ...Read more

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Any options for blepharitis when antibiotic therapy/steroids fail? (Have had for ten years with rosacea)Take fish/flaxseed oil daily.

Any options for blepharitis when antibiotic therapy/steroids fail? (Have had for ten years with rosacea)Take fish/flaxseed oil daily.

Environmental causes: It appears that physicians have tried to treat you with the usual methods. One then looks at the environment for possible causes. There are now many steps to make the living areas of home and office less irritating and maybe decrease some of your symptoms. When did this first develop for you? What types of eye make up do you use? Do you wear contact lens? A detailed history helps find treatment ...Read more

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What to do about rosacea?

Rosacea: Rosacea is often due to combination of following: genetic predisposition, sun exposure, possible demodex. Avoiding certain triggers may help (ie, spicy foods, hot drinks, and alcohol may cause flushing and should be avoided. avoid smoking, sunlight and to extreme hot and cold temperatures, Red wine and chocolate). Rx of antibiotic creams or pills also help. See eyedoc2020@blogspot.com for more. ...Read more

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How do you treat rosacea?

IPL: The best treatment for rosacea is ilp treatments from an experienced doctor, not a spa or aesthetician. ...Read more

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How do you handle rosacea?

How do you handle rosacea?

Rosacea: There are many treatment choices for rosacea depending on the severity and extent of symptoms. Available medical treatments include antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotic pills, lasers, pulsed-light therapies, photodynamic therapy, and isotretinoin. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose rosacea?

How do you diagnose rosacea?

Clinically: A dermatologist just needs a glance, and an experienced generalist can usually make the call. Occasionally it's questionable and the real decision in any case is, "Do we treat it, and if so, how?" Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do you identify rosacea?

Rosacea Diagnosis: Rosacea is a clinical diagnosis which is simply made by a medical professional. There is no specific diagnostic test. It can range from mild facial redness or progress to pimples or icreased redness including the nose which can deveop a rhinopyma ("WC Fields nose). Treatment can slow this process down ...Read more

Dr. Gregg Albers
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Steroids (Definition)

Many children with croup need prescription medications. Often steroids can ...Read more