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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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What clean & clear product reduces rosacea redness?

Redness from rosacea: There is an new product called Mirvaso that is FDA cleared for treatment of rosacea. It does require a prescription but you may give better try. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have rosacea..? Or just redness from other things and how to treat..?

How do you know if you have rosacea..? Or just redness from other things and how to treat..?

Rosacea: Rosacea is a common, chronic, adult acne-like skin condition that is easily controllable and medically manageable. It commonly affects the central third of the face, especially the nose, and has periodic ups and downs (flares and remissions). Symptoms and signs include redness of the face (easy facial blushing or flushing), and rhinophyma (enlarged nose). Please contact a doc for treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of rosacea redness?

What can I do to get rid of rosacea redness?

Treat rosacea: You can control it and improve it but rosacea is not cured. Best options metrogel, Oracea and intense pulsed light. Intense pulsed light can effectively remove the redness. See http://www.Maasclinic.Com for an explanation if ipl. ...Read more

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Is there a cheap way to treat the visible facial redness from rosacea? Lasers seem too expensive, but I have a lot of diffuse redness.

Is there a cheap way to treat the visible facial redness from rosacea? Lasers seem too expensive, but I have a lot of diffuse redness.

Afrin: Instead of spray inside nose, apply a drop of afrin on your face. The generic -oxymetazoline----will work as well for less $. Try it before a social event. Avoid alcohol, hot drinks, hot foods. A dermatologist can prescribe a new gel but it will be expensive, is similar to afrin. ...Read more

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Is vagisil effective for reducing rosacea redness?

Nix vagisil 4 rosace: I've heard of preparation h for lower eyelid bags but not vagisil for rosacea. It is a topicsl anesthetic and could make it worse but if you find that it works for you then go for it. Just keep away from mouth and eyes and follow precautions. ...Read more

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Cheeks always red! i'm on Accutane for my 3rd/4th month and its not rosacea. I don't even shower with hot water, how can I calm down the redness ?

Depends: Accutane will worsen all forms of redness for up to 4-6 months after stopping. If the redness is same old then may not be related and needs different therapy. If new most likel from meds. Btw redness is the most difficult thng to affect. Check with a der. ...Read more

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Is there evidence that either red light or photofacial therapy will treat the constant redness from rosacea?

Yes: There are data regarding the use of ipl, photo facial for the treatment of rosacea. The extent to which benefits are seen will vary from patient to patient and a thorough consultation with an experienced care provider will help give you some good guidance. Be sure to review before and after pictures and reviews prior to consenting to any treatments. ...Read more

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