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Unable to get rid of acne problem, face turning red with temperature change. Solution?

I m 16 my acne appeared for two years and can not seem to get rid of this problem, I went with a dermatologist and used various creams and lotions and antibiotics again nista.Inace I have sensitive skin and pale complexion . And then redness and pimples are coming to the fore. Problem with flushing I had as a little when I play football or something when I work or when I m in the sun, when you move from cold to warm then my face turns red and just always feel embarrassed .. I contacted you because you make me any advice would be of use.
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Hope you are doing great.

From the history you have provided it seems you may be having rosacea +/- acne vulgaris. Rosacea is a common skin disorder characterised by redness, flushing and bumps on face. Triggers include hot and spicy food, wines, tea and coffee, getting angry and emotional. TRY to control these triggers. Always use a sunscreen preferably a physical sunscreen (zinc or titanium oxide) during daylight hours. Use a very mild cleanser like Cetaphil to wash your face. There are numerous medications like meronidazole, azelaic acid, clindamycin, tetracyclines, isotretinoin, etc which may help you. Discuss with your dermatologist.

Hope you get well soon. Do not feel embarrased. Cheers.

Merry Xmas
Answered: Tue, 25 Dec 2012
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