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No improvement with Rozex, face seems to have worsened with red blotches, itching, peeling. Suggestion?

Hello I have been using Rozex on my face for what i believe has been from not looking after my skin while working outside my Dr suggested i try Rozex Cream which i have been now using for 3 weeks unfortunately there appears to be no improvement it has only gotten worse by getting red blotches and now a dry peeling skin affect as well as itchy is this right and should i give it a bit more time or cut it out Regards Gary 57yrs
Asked On : Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
I would be pleased to answer your question .

You have got the noted side effect of the cream which is causing the redness itching and dry flaky skin .
You will need to apply a Vitamin C based serum daily at night and a sunscreen in the morning .

That will help in getting you a uniform skin tone .

Please do book an appointment with the Dermatologist .

Thanks and Take care
Answered: Fri, 26 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Sudarshan's  Response
Hi ,
Thanks for writing in.
It can be polymorphic light eruption or rosacea.

You can apply calamine lotion over the area.Also clindamycin cream over the face can be a good idea.
Use a good quality moisturizer with shea butter.Stop rozex cream it is meant for rosacea.Avoid hot and spicy food and beverages.
Take a lot of lemon juice daily.Also you can take vitamin C tablets daily.

I encourage you to visit a qualified dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Hope this helps.

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