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Scalp (Definition)

Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it. Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin (beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body. Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn. Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more


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What are the different types of medical treatment for rosacea?

Acne Rosacea Tx: Fortunately there are quite a few options now available. Topical creams such as Metrogel and MetroCream and finacea to name a few. Obagi which is medial grade skin care has a wonderful line with products under the rosaclear name. Laser helps a great deal with the broken blood vessels or telangiectasias that make the face so red in the cheek, chin and nose area. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for rosacea?

What is a good treatment for rosacea?

No single solution: There is no single solution and this may require a combination of skin care, medications (oral and topical), dietary restrictions and more. Seek the advice of a dermatologist for a comprehensive examination. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for "rosacea"?

What is a good treatment for "rosacea"?

Identify triggers: First identify your triggers. Subsequent to this there are many options for treatment but you should seek evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and subsequent treatment. ...Read more

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Which treatment for rosacea is the very best?

Rosacea treatment: Metrogel, a topical antifungal agent, is the most effective treatment for rosacea, but rosacea is not curable. ...Read more

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What are some effective treatments for rosacea?

Tetracyclines: The most effective treatments for rosacea are oral tetracycline antibiotics, with Doxycycline and minocyclines being the most effective. Topical medications containing metronidazole, sulfa, and azaleic acid are also helpful. There is a new gel containing brimonidine that should be available later this year that temporarily reduces the redness. ...Read more

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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

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Is it common for rosacea flare up after laser genesis treatment?

Is it common for rosacea flare up after laser genesis treatment?

Yes: Yes it can happen, especially if your skin was not well-prepared prior to treatment. Rosacea patients are sensitive to things that will "trigger" a flare up. Wine, spices, anxiety and heat are types of triggers. Inflammation is a major trigger and a part of many skin treatments. Make sure you have an experienced plastic surgeon or dermatologist caring for you, don't skimp on expertise. ...Read more

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Is Elidel (pimecrolimus) an effective treatment for rosacea or will it make it worse?

Is Elidel (pimecrolimus) an effective treatment for rosacea or will it make it worse?

Yes: Elidel (pimecrolimus) is an anti-inflammatory medication that may help the facial redness of rosacea, but will not help the pimples. ...Read more

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I want to know if there's a cure/treatment for my red hot burning cheeks? It's not rosacea.

I want to know if there's a cure/treatment for my red hot burning cheeks? It's not rosacea.

Red hot cheeks: Use virgin coconut oil applied 3-4 times daily. It my take up to 3-4 weeks to work. Propanolol could possibly also give you a red face. ...Read more

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I'm almost positive I have rosacea, but I'm not sure. My cheeks are always super red and I hate it. Any treatments or cures? Help!

Yes!: There are many treatments for rosacea depending on the extent and intensity. Seeing a board certified dermatologist would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for acne rosacea?

What is the treatment for acne rosacea?

Identify triggers: First identify your triggers. Subsequent to this their are many options for treatment but you should seek evaluation by a dermatologist for diagnosis and subsequent treatment. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for rosacea?

What are the best treatments for rosacea?

Rosacea treatment: There are topical creams that are effective. The next step would be light based technology. If this is not effective, a combination of light/topical agents (PDT) may be helpful. Best to see a dermatologist / plastic surgeon in your area that can advise you. ...Read more

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What is an effective treatment for rosacea?

What is an effective treatment for rosacea?

Microneedling/lasers: If you have tried medical treatment options with topical or oral medications and still have persistent symptoms then use of multiple sessions of micro needling or use of the Pulse dye laser if your skin is fair are reasonable options to consider. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for rosacea in an elderly person?

Same as other age: Rosacea is treated in the same fashion, typically w/antibiotics & acne medications (http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/rosacea/basics/treatment/con-20014478) regardless of age. Instead, we need to take into account one's medical history, drug regimen & allergies, in order to help select the best treatment for that individual. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a good treatment for rosacea?

Hi doctors, was just wondering what is a good treatment for rosacea?

No single solution: There is no single solution and this may require a combination of skin care, medications (oral and topical), dietary restrictions and more. Seek the advice of a dermatologist for a comprehensive examination. ...Read more

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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more