What is Rosacea?

Rosacea means a chronic condition characterized by facial erythema (redness) and sometimes pimples. Rosacea affects all ages and has four subtypes, three affecting the skin and the fourth affecting the eyes (ocular type). Left untreated it worsens over time. The two primary modalities of rosacea treatment are topical and oral antibiotic agents.

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i have been diagnosed with eczema by two different doctors one from the USA and one here in Ecuador and now I have been diagnosed with rosacea. One...

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Hi. Thanks for posting your concern at HCM.

Rosacea patients have a very sensitive skin which is easily prone to irritation

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I am a 26 year old female. I was recently diagnosed with a condition called rosacea (a chronic disorder of the skin where certain triggers...

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I appreciate your efforts for medical consultation in so much distress.

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Drug interactions between : Synthroid 5g and another 5 mg cut in half), N.A.C .(1,800 mg.s sustained released per day)( I have a problem with...

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Welcome to HCM.
The treatment for rosacea consists Firstly in avoiding possible triggers, which may include stress, foodstuffs and sunlight....

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