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Will my rosacea get worse with age?

Will my rosacea get worse with age?

See a dermatologist: Rosacea is a common, chronic, acne-like skin condition that affects adults, and its symptoms tend to come and go. Rosacea triggers include alcohol, hot or spicy foods, emotional stress, and increased temperature or exposure to sun. It can be a troubling condition, but there are effective medical treatments available. ...Read more

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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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Can sweat irritate my rosacea or make it worse? My rosacea seems to flare up and get worse ever time i work out. Could sweat be causing this? .

Can sweat irritate my rosacea or make it worse? My rosacea seems to flare up and get worse ever time i work out.  Could sweat be causing this?

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Yes: It can. There are several topical and some oral products that are designed to help with the redness and inflammation of rosacea. Some otc products are available, but prescription strength products and antibiotics are sometimes helpful. Dermatologist can help. ...Read more

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I always have rosy cheeks... Just like my mother. When i get embarrassed, hot, cold, etc, the redness gets worse, along with burning- is this typical of rosacea? If so, what can I do for it?

I always have rosy cheeks... Just like my mother. When i get embarrassed, hot, cold, etc, the redness gets worse, along with burning- is this typical of rosacea? If so, what can I do for it?

Maybe normal: You need to see your primary care person to discuss this problem. It may not be a major skin disease, but if you do home treatment it could become worse. ...Read more

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Can children get rosacea?

Can children get rosacea?

Rosacea in children: Although the incidence of rosacea in adolescents and children is infrequent, such cases have been documented in the medical literature. Eyelid styes may be one form. Rosacea often runs in families, and rosacea sufferers would be wise to be on the lookout for early signs in children in order to seek diagnosis and treatment before the condition worsens. ...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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Can you get rosacea on other parts of your body?

Can you get rosacea on other parts of your body?

Unsure: I am unaware of of problematic symptoms from rosacea occurring in areas other than those served by the facial nerves. ...Read more

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My rosacea keeps getting worse, what should I do?

My rosacea keeps getting worse, what should I do?

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

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Why have I developed rosacea at such a young age?

Rosacea: Rosacea is not unheard of in the fourth decade. You may benefit from a consultation with a board certified dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What to do if I have rosacea fairly bad and it has gotten drastically worse?

Rosacea: Can be effectively treated with oral and/or topical medications. You should see a dermatologist to have this evaluated and treated appropriately. ...Read more