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Rosacea (Overview)

Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by flushing of the face, acne like pustules, and collections of dilated blood vessels near the surface of the face.


Dr. Michael Macri
Board Certified, Cosmetic Surgery
28 years in practice
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What is the definition or description of: rosacea?

Dr. Michael Macri
Board Certified, Cosmetic Surgery
28 years in practice
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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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Rosacea (Overview)

Rosacea is a skin condition characterized by flushing of the face, acne like pustules, and collections of dilated blood vessels near the surface of the face.


Dr. Janet Turkle
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
30 years in practice
486K people helped
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How long does rosacea last?

Dr. Janet Turkle
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
30 years in practice
486K people helped
How long does rosacea last?

Lifelong : Rosacea is a lifelong condition. Management will keep the symptoms minimized. Many topical treatments and laser treatments can assist many with rosacea to manage these symptoms. As hormonal changes occur, the skin also reacts which can cause these symptoms to change throughout ones life. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
11 years in practice
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Living with Rosacea (Tip)

Living with Rosacea

Ask your doctor what the triggers are for rosacea. ...See more

Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
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My cheeks are bumpy and red too. Is this a symptom of acne rosacea?

Dr. Otto Placik
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
29 years in practice
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My cheeks are bumpy and red too. Is this a symptom of acne rosacea?

Yes it could be: Yes, it could be.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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What are the symptoms of rosacea?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
44 years in practice
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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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Dr. Christopher Crosby
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Living with Rosacea (Tip)

Living with Rosacea

Avoid excessive sunlight when living with rosacea. ...See more

Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
40 years in practice
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What are some early warning signs for rosacea?

Dr. MICHAEL VINCENT
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
40 years in practice
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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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Dr. Coyle Connolly
Board Certified, Dermatology
24 years in practice
1M people helped
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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.

Dr. Coyle Connolly
Board Certified, Dermatology
24 years in practice
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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 more

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Dr. Christopher Crosby
Board Certified, Dermatology
11 years in practice
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Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
29 years in practice
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Why when i wake up i feel my eyes burning and it makes me feel like i didn't have a good night sleep? I've been diagnose with rosacea, does that matte

Dr. Tim Conrad
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
29 years in practice
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Rosacea: Rosacea affects the eyes causing blepharitis and keratitis. You should make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to find out what's going on and to discuss your treatment options. ...Read more

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