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What next for rosacea? Metro gel completely ineffective. Getting worse. Small red bumps on cheeks. Triggers seem to be sun, exercise and hormones.
Yes: Diet can really help- certain foods like alcohol, coffee, spicy foods ; sugar tend to aggravate, while a diet rich in fruits ; vegetables can help- see http://bit.Ly/1iz45yv for more info. There are many natural therapies like creams with green tea, licorice ; other herbs- see http://altmedicine.About.Com/cs/treatments/a/rosacea.Htm you may also benefit by consulting with a homeopath. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I use the following topical: Prosacea Rosacea Treatment Gel, if I have a Sulfa/Bactrim Allergy? Sulfer is an ingerdient listed on the box, is that the same thing?
Yes: Avoid topical sulfa also. There are other creams or lotions not containing sulfa yet at least as effective. However sulfate or sulfite are not the same and needs not be avoided. ...Read more
On minocycline for rosacea , tried metro gel it's been 3 weeks but I am itchy now and see more bumps forming. I had a biopsy came as extreme eczema.
Trust the biopsy: If your age here is correct at 24, rosacea is not that common yet..More as people get older--though intermittent flushing may start out in teen yrs. Oral antibiotic is not commonly used for rosacea either. Anyhow, you have biopsy result now and i would go with that. I would advise re-consulting doc or get a second opinion for your trouble. There are decent treatments available. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have rosacea & I used finacea gel one time on my face & then I discovered that I am pregnant. Did I harm my baby? Please help me, I am so worried.
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
My dr prescribed me Metro CREAM today for VB,im just a little confused as it seems the GELs are more so for VB and the cream is for rosacea? Help
Can minocycline and metro gel make eczema worse if they put me on it for rosacea? I think i may have both on my face.
My dermatologist gave a CLINDAMYCIN n NICOTINAMIDE gel faceclin.Is it effective n safe???Does it have any kind of side effects?? I also have rosacea..
Dermatology: Any form of therapy has risks involved, but this should be quite benign unless you develop allergic reactions. Good luck. ...Read more
About to have ipl for rosacea. Can I use rosex gel , clonidine, propanolol prior / after the treatment.? Been off antibiotics for 6 weeks. Is this ok?
Discuss: It would be better to discuss this with your dermatologist. ...Read more