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Doctor insights on: Essential Oils For Rosacea

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Can I use baby oil to help my red rosacea cheeks?

Can I use baby oil to help my red rosacea cheeks?

Baby oil for rosacea: Unfortunately the redness from rosacea is very difficult to treat. Baby oil is unlikely to do much except clog your pores. I would recommend trying one of the over the counter redness relief lines from clinique or eucerin or a consult with your doctor to try some prescription rosacea medications. ...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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I have rosacea and my cream isn't working anymore. I tried olive oil (works for my mum) but it doesn't help either. What else can I try?

Wide range of meds: In addition to dietary management, there are a wide range of new medical treatments beyond metragel which include agents such as oracea, finacea, oral or topical retinoids and even pdt. There have been some recent anecdotal reports of the off label use of intradermal Botox to benefit rosacea. ...Read more

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Oil glands on chin work fine but not sweat glands for past yr. Work out hard but no sweat. Not dehydrated. Ipl for rosacea 8 mo. Ago. How do you fix?

Oil glands on chin work fine but not sweat glands for past yr. Work out hard but no sweat. Not dehydrated. Ipl for rosacea 8 mo. Ago. How do you fix?

Does this need...: ...To be fixed? Sweating is meant to keep you from overheating. If you take your temperature after a work-out and it's near normal, this means you sweated enough. ...Read more

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What are dermatologists review on using extra virgin coconut oil and banana peels for adult acne? I have amyopathic dermatomyositis and rosacea.

What are dermatologists review  on using extra virgin coconut oil and banana peels for adult acne? I have amyopathic  dermatomyositis  and rosacea.

NOT in USA: These agents have been not evaluated in the usa to the best of my knowledge but have been used extensively in countries such as india for burn wounds. ...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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How to help my rosacea?

How to help my 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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What helps with rosacea?

What helps with rosacea?

Avoid precipitating: Factors or agents that may cause your symptoms. Control rather than eradication may be a more realistic approach. Other meds may carry undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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What is the cause of rosacea?

Genes: Rosacea is the progressive redness of the facial skin typically from prominent capillaries that are very superficial to the skin surface. It is often related to a genetic predisposition. ...Read more

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How to know if I have rosacea?

How to know if I have rosacea?

See a dermatologist: This is primarily a clinical diagnosis. It has a typical pattern acting the cheeks and nose and may be aggravated by certain foods. A variety of treatment options are available and must be prescribed. ...Read more

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What are the tests for rosacea?

Rosacea: Rosacea (ro-za-she-uh) is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that affects adults. It causes redness in your face and produces small, red, pus-filled bumps or pustules. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of rosacea?

Flushing/blushing: Mild cases have an appearance like that of a blush, except that it persists. There may be abnormally dilated vessels and, persistent redness of the malar area and may involve most of the face. Nose may be enlarged, red with wide pores. ...Read more

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Is rosadyn effective in treating rosacea?

I am not aware : Of this being a standard therapy or of any documented double blind studies verifying its benefits. ...Read more

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Is there research being conducted on rosacea?

Rosacea research: There is on-going research on rosacea through out the country. To participate in a clinical research study contact a dermatologist specializing in rosacea care at a teaching hospital near you. ...Read more

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What suggestions do you have for treating rosacea?

What suggestions do you have for treating rosacea?

Laser/skin care: A good skin care program and laser treatments to the spidery red areas. Typically a vbeam laser or one that targets the red color (called heme chromophore) at a wavelength of 575-595 will work. ...Read more

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My cheeks are always rosey could this be a symptom of rosacea?

Rosacea: This could be a symptom of rosacea. You should be evaluated by a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon. ...Read more