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What to do about rosacea?

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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Rosacea (Definition)

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


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How do you treat rosacea?

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

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Does vaseline close my cuts?

Does vaseline close my cuts?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as it is not sterile. ...Read more

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Does zenmed work for rosacea?

Does zenmed work for rosacea?

Perhaps: The standard for rosacea includes avoiding any known "triggers" - that may include sun, foods, topical agents, etc. Beyond that, using sun protection and occasionally antibiotic therapy will help in some individuals. Trying "natural" products is prob fine, but results (as with any skincare) will vary - particularly with non-prescription agents. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can rosacea occur in children?

Several things: Although anyone can develop rosacea, you may be at more risk if you have fair skin, light hair, and eye color. Are between the ages of 30 and 60, especially if you're going through menopause.Experience frequent flushing or blushinghave a family history of rosacea. Most people who suffer from this have "triggers" that set off the symptoms. These can be alcohol, spicy food or anxiety to name a few. ...Read more

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Is vaseline ok to put on a cut?

Is vaseline ok to put on a cut?

Not a good idea: It is not a good idea as it is not sterile.But if you can get sterile vaselin gauze it is ok to use. ...Read more

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Doe all coverups work on rosacea?

Not all equally: Some are more effective depending on your skin type and complexion. ...Read more

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I have rosacea, should I do facials?

Nothing abrasive: As long as the facial does not involve any microdermabrasion, glycolic or salicylic or other fruity enzyme acid peels. Anything potentially abrasive with exacerbate your rosacea. ...Read more

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What's the best way to treat rosacea?

What's the best way to treat rosacea?

Rosacea: Many people have success with topical Flagyl./ metro gel. It comes in 2 strengths. All the best. ...Read more

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Is there a natural way to treat rosacea?

What's natural ? : Your MD will recommend the latest evidence based treatment and discuss the costs and risks. It doesn't matter how 'natural' it is if it doesn't work.

Remember, arsenic, botulinum toxin and Ebola are all natural.... but I wouldn't recommend you take any of them. ...Read more

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How can you tell if someone has rosacea?

Look at facial skin: Rosacea typically causes a reddish vascular discoloration of the affected tissues, usually in a "butterfly pattern" of the cheeks, nose, and central forehead. Certain skin bacteria can play a role in some patients, which is why topical antibiotics are often used. Severe or long-standing rosacea can cause skin thickening, cysts, and lead to rhinophyma. Rosacea is unrelated to alcohol use. ...Read more

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What are some early warning signs for rosacea?

Redness: The early prominence of superficial capillaries of the cheeks and nose can be some early warning signs of rosacea. ...Read more

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Why have I developed rosacea at such a young age?

Rosacea: Rosacea is not unheard of in the fourth decade. You may benefit from a consultation with a board certified dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: rosacea?

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

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Are there any inexpensive solutionss to control rosacea?

Basic skin care: Basic skin care with antioxidants retinols sunscreen can help a bit followed by tailored broadband light. ...Read more

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I have rosacea & I really suffer from it! Is camuclear really effective?

Do not know: we do not know what causes rosacea. Camuclear website states it is a dietary deficiency but give no studies or evidence to support their claim. In my patients I have found topical clindamycin gel very effective. Ask your doctor regarding trial of this treatment. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more

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Rosacea, how to treat it?

Rosacea, how to treat it?

Rosacea, treatment: A lot of people don't even know they have this condition! Treatment alternatives include topical agents which are very effective for mild rosacea. Patients that do not respond or want a more permanent solution, I use photorejuvenation. This light energy treatment require 5-8 sessions. Usually no anesthesia is needed and the treatments are performed in the office. Brown spots are also improved. ...Read more

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What causes corneal rosacea?

The skin: It is ocular rosascea and it is associated with acne rosascea of the skin around the eyes. This is an autoimmune disease of unknown origin but ocular rosascea can usually be well controlled. ...Read more

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How can girls treat rosacea?

How can girls treat rosacea?

Pulsed Dye Laser: Pulsed dye laser is an excellent choice for the treatment of facial rosacea. The treatment is very effective and is not painful. It has very little downtime and is done in the office. This should be combined with sun protection. In my opinion, the syneron/candela v-beam perfecta laser is the best pdl. ...Read more

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Does stress make rosacea worse?

Does stress make rosacea worse?

Yes: Yes stress can cause a flare in some individuals just as stress can affect acne or psoriasis. ...Read more

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What's the remedy for rosacea ?

There is none: Rosacea is similar to acne in younger individuals, and medicines used to treat acne often help with rosacea. You may want to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is anyone allergic to vaseline?

Yes some people are: Yes some people are allergic to vaseline. ...Read more

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Does menopause make rosacea worse?

Does menopause make rosacea worse?

No: Rosacea often occurs in people in their 50s but it is not associated with menopause. ...Read more