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What do the symptoms of acne rosacea look like?

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Dr. Jane Chung
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Jane Chung
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Rosacea

Rosacea often flares when something causes the blood vessels in the face to expand, which causes redness.
Things that cause a flare-up are called triggers. Common triggers are exercise, sun and wind exposure, hot weather, stress, spicy foods, alcohol, and hot baths. Swings in temperature from hot to cold or cold to hot can also cause a flare.

In brief: Rosacea

Rosacea often flares when something causes the blood vessels in the face to expand, which causes redness.
Things that cause a flare-up are called triggers. Common triggers are exercise, sun and wind exposure, hot weather, stress, spicy foods, alcohol, and hot baths. Swings in temperature from hot to cold or cold to hot can also cause a flare.
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Vascular rash

The classical appearance of acne rosacea is an inducible red vascular pattern commonly effecting the cheeks & nose.
It can be trgggered by emotion or certain foods and particularly wine. In advanced cases there is overgrowth of the sebaceous (oil) glands of the nose called rhinophyma which has been associated but not caused by drinking alcohol. Antibiotics & recently Oracea are often prescribed.

In brief: Vascular rash

The classical appearance of acne rosacea is an inducible red vascular pattern commonly effecting the cheeks & nose.
It can be trgggered by emotion or certain foods and particularly wine. In advanced cases there is overgrowth of the sebaceous (oil) glands of the nose called rhinophyma which has been associated but not caused by drinking alcohol. Antibiotics & recently Oracea are often prescribed.
Dr. Otto Placik
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