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Rosacea Redness Control
Will metro cream help the look of redness from mild rosacea and broken capillaries in cheeks and chin or will it make it worse or do nothing at all?
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
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
Is there a way besides prescriptions to reduce the redness in my face after showering? I have rosacea & even mild showers exacerbate it. Pink to red!
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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