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If I have rosacea, should I avoid certain foods?

If I have rosacea, should I avoid certain foods?

Yes: Although food triggers for rosacea can vary from people to people, but the common exacerbating foods include caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate), hot spicy foods, alcohol (especially beer and red wines), etc... ...Read more

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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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Are there any environmental triggers I can avoid to prevent my rosacea from getting worse?

Varies: It is very individual. Pollution or certain chemicals can cause flares in different people. If you are aware of triggers you can try to limit these flares but there is no one unoversal trigger. ...Read more

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Is rosacea caused by toxic foods? i know its cause is not known, but can foods like wheat and sugar aggravate it?

No: Some foods can make the face flush. Alcohol. Hot drinks such as tea or coffee steaming. High capsaicin foods such as jalapeno peppers. But they are not the cause of rosacea. ...Read more

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My nose is always red!Not rosacea, cheeks are not affected.Not affected by spicy foods or temperature-does not hurt or itch.Right side has dry patches?

My nose is always red!Not rosacea, cheeks are not affected.Not affected by spicy foods or temperature-does not hurt or itch.Right side has dry patches?

Dermatitis: Sounds like a dermatitis you are experiencing, especially with the dry patches. A steroid cream could be tried until you can get into the Dr. for an official diagnosis and treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is rosacea?

What is rosacea?

Acne rosacea vs acne: Acne rosacea is not the same as acne because the former primarily effects the facial ski vessels whereas the latter effects the sebaceous glands. However acne rosacea is associated with overgrowth of the oil glands effecting the nose and is known as rhinophyma. ...Read more

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How is rosacea treated?

How is rosacea treated?

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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