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Menopause Affect Rosacea
Menopause occurs 1 year after the last time you had a period. However, when perimenopausal (the time leading up to your period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in the middle of the night sweating heavily; dryness of the vaginal tissue; irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings & decreased interest in sex. In the us the ave age ...Read more
Maybe neither: Why take the mindset that one reaches for a pill either allopathic or naturopathic for a natural condition of womankind? I would counsel starting with avoiding triggers like alcohol/heat, then progress to dietary control. There are several anti-inflammation diet books out there which can be helpful. Or consider therapies like yoga to strengthen the mind-body before reaching for pills. ...Read more
What to do if i suffer frm rosacea and it is starting to affect my sight. Any new remedies available?
Hi I have been taking oral tetracycline for rosacea for 4 years. I have read that this may affect male fertility. Is this likely to be permament.?
Possible link.: There may be a link. University of nevada has come up with potential explanation for why male infertility may occur. Scientists discovered that tetracycline result in decreased fertility via significantly reduced sperm viability and number, but also that this can be passed onto male children. Whether this is common enough to be worried about i can't say.There are other treatments for rosacea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Im on accuaten 30mg i have spells of flush hotface my derm said it could be rosacea but isn't that a coincidence on Accutane? could it be side affect
Likely side effect: The most common problems related to Accutane are related to drying of the skin. It is know to cause skin rashs, and redness, soreness, or itching skin. When using Accutane, it is advisable to use good moisturizers to help prevent these side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I get a diagnosis whether my blotchy red face is Asian flush or whether it is rosacea? Sun/heat have the same affect on my face as alcohol.
Flushing : Rosacea is characterized by red bumps or pimples on the forehead, nose and cheeks. Some people appear more flushed and blush more when exposed to changes in temperature, etc. Often there is a genetic component to this and more common in fair skinned individuals. See a dermatologist for the flushing and reddened face as well as to determine if rosacea is present. Sunscreen is important. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No, treatment will: Vitamin a products frequently used for treating rosacea can cause birth defects. Avoid using any drugs as far as possible, especially early in pregnancy, when the fetus is much more sensitive to damage. If you have been using any drugs, or even topical creams containing retinols, retinoic acid, or the like you will want to talk to your dr about evaluating your pregnancy. ...Read more
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