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Symptoms Of Inflammatory Rosacea
Avoid your triggers: Rosacea, unfortunately is a problem with no easy answers. You can help by avoiding sun, spicy foods, wine, chocolate or anything that causes the flushing of rosacea. To sooth your skin, cool green tea compresses works wonders. Aside from prescription meds, you can also try dilute vinegar compresses to decrease the surface bacteria that cause the acne of rosacea. Use a great sunscreen as well. ...Read more
Flushing/blushing: Mild cases have an appearance like that of a blush, except that it persists. There may be abnormally dilated vessels and, persistent redness of the malar area and may involve most of the face. Nose may be enlarged, red with wide pores. ...Read more
I have been diagnose with early rhinophyma. I have no rosacea symptoms. What is the best medication for it?
Rosacea: For your information please review the educational videos http://bostoncosmeticspecialists.com/acne/rosacea/ ...Read more
Increased: Vascularity, sebaceous hyperplasia, and cyst or abscess formation. Flushing is one of the early symptoms, but can occur in many patients in this area without any diagnosis of rosacea. See a dermatologist for expert information, diagnosis, and possible treatment options if you think this is a possibility. Laser treatments can reduce red flushing, but does not "cure" a diagnosis of true rosacea. ...Read more
Maybe neither: Why take the mindset that one reaches for a pill either allopathic or naturopathic for a natural condition of womankind? I would counsel starting with avoiding triggers like alcohol/heat, then progress to dietary control. There are several anti-inflammation diet books out there which can be helpful. Or consider therapies like yoga to strengthen the mind-body before reaching for pills. ...Read more
Redness: General blotchy skin redness, irritation, swelling and scale often accompany the pimples of acne rosacea making for a really frustrating facial skin mess. This is compounded by the fact that people prone to rosacea are also prone to facial seborrheic dermatitis (a scaly red facial rash) and both conditions may be present at the same time. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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