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My steroid rosacea is back. Treatment options?

My steroid rosacea is back. Treatment options?

Rosacea and Steroids: IPL or BBL (Sciton Laser) can help manage these sypmtoms but as long as you are on steroids you will most likely have addtional rosacea, telangiectasias (broken capillaries), redish flush, etc. ...Read more

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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Do steroids induce rosacea?

Do steroids induce rosacea?

Not usually : Steroids do not typically cause rosacea but may increase the potential for facial telangiectasias that may be confused with rosacea. ...Read more

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Can I use tretinoin cream to treat the steroid induced rosacea (type 2) ? Is this safe to use it in long term?

Can I use tretinoin cream to treat the steroid induced rosacea (type 2) ? Is this safe to use it in long term?

Tretinoin is not: treatment for rosacea, and not the treatment for steroid induced anything (I have never heard the term steroid induced rosacea). I would see dermatologist for treatment of your condition ...Read more

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How do I calm flared Rosacea and atopic dermatitis without using a cortisone steroid? Preferably naturally?

How do I calm flared Rosacea and atopic dermatitis without using  a cortisone steroid? Preferably naturally?

Not much: but the most important cause for AD is the defective skin barrier leading to water loss. Applying a good moisturizer ...Read more

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Any options for blepharitis when antibiotic therapy/steroids fail? (Have had for ten years with rosacea)Take fish/flaxseed oil daily.

Any options for blepharitis when antibiotic therapy/steroids fail? (Have had for ten years with rosacea)Take fish/flaxseed oil daily.

Environmental causes: It appears that physicians have tried to treat you with the usual methods. One then looks at the environment for possible causes. There are now many steps to make the living areas of home and office less irritating and maybe decrease some of your symptoms. When did this first develop for you? What types of eye make up do you use? Do you wear contact lens? A detailed history helps find treatment ...Read more

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How to help my rosacea?

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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What helps with rosacea?

What helps with rosacea?

Avoid precipitating: Factors or agents that may cause your symptoms. Control rather than eradication may be a more realistic approach. Other meds may carry undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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Why is my rosacea worsening?

Why is my rosacea worsening?

Rosacea progresses.: It is not unusual for rosacea to slowly progress. Many treatmens are available, which means none of them are perfect. Seek a board certified dermatologist in your area for advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregg Albers
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Steroids (Definition)

Many children with croup need prescription medications. Often steroids can ...Read more