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Doctor insights on: Rosacea And Skin Type

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Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

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


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Can rosacea permanently ruin my skin if left untreated?

Yes: Can lead to rhinophyma of nose. Not pretty. Please get treated if severe. ...Read more

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Is oily skin common for rosacea sufferers?

Is oily skin common for rosacea sufferers?

Yes: Prominence of the oil (sebaceous glands) is quite common and when it effects the nose is called rhinophyma. ...Read more

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How dangerous is the skin condition rosacea?

Is rosacea dangerous: Rosacea is not dangerous. It can lead to some unsightly changes but rarely causes serious health problems. If rosacea involves the edge of the eyelid it can cause some more significant ocular problems. ...Read more

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What skin products are appropriate to use with rosacea?

Gentle ones: Rosacea is made worse by anything that can irritate. Stay away from heavily scented or perfumed products, avoid irritating and strongly exfoliating creams, soothing lotions and gentle cleansers are the key. Sometimes weak vinegar compresses can be quite soothing. Avoid any products containing alcohol ... And its probaby a good idea to avoid drinking alcohol as well. ...Read more

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Can i use aleo vera gel daily for my rosacea prone skin ?

Can i use aleo vera gel daily for my rosacea prone skin ?

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