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Is Oily Skin Common For Rosacea Sufferers
Can having oily acne skin cause skin to have a reddish tint? Could it be oiliness causing inflam? If acne is treated does redness go away. No rosacea
Hi, I have got an oily skin and I can't get off the black heads from my nose. Is there anyway I can reduce the oilyness and the blackheads? Thanks
Blackheads: Don't scrub! It just injures the skin and increases the risk of infection. Your hormones are to blame for the only skin and I don't think you want to attempt changing that. A salicylic gel or base is probably the most helpful but apply sparingly at night, starting with a couple of times per week, increasing nightly. Use a very gentle cleanser specifically for the face (not for oily skin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I doubt it'll work: You can but I doubt it'll work. I've not heard about this product being effective for this problem. ...Read more
Fair skin: People with rosacea often but not always have fair skin. Having fair skin can increase your risk of developing skin cancer if you are not careful about sun exposure. In general, using a spf30 sunscreen designed for sensitive skin daily will help keep the rosacea from flaring due to sun exposure and will also help minimize the risk of developing skin cancer. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Hi! So i have rosacea that developped from poor lifestyle. I stopped skin care i was using cz it contained frangrances. but my cheeks are hurting me, ?
Rosacea & eczema: There are several excellent answers on the differences between rosacea and eczema. I would like to add one condition that is rosacea but can look like eczema. That is perioral dermatitis. Perioral dermatitis can be red, itchy, scaly and can definitely be mistaken for eczema. However, treating it like eczema with moisturizers and steroid creams can actually make it significantly worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why is the skin on my face always bright red? Could it be rosacea or something else? How would i tell?
Dermatologist: You actually do need to see a dermatologist. There could be multiple causes, such as lupus, dermatomyositis, allergic contact dermatitis, rosacea, etc. For the most part your primary care will not be able to distinguish those, but a good dermatologist will. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
If I have rosacea, will i benefit from phototherapy? Would phototherapy harm or benefit skin with chronic 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. This will help the facial redness, but may require a few treatments. ...Read more