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What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a common skin condition in which redness and visible blood vessels flare up in your face and cheeks. This condition may also cause uncomfortable small red pus-filled bumps. Men tend to experience rosacea and its redness around the nose, while women develop these symptoms on the cheeks and chin.

Some signs of rosacea are facial redness, swollen, red bumps, eye problems, or the enlargement of the nose.

What Causes Rosacea?

The fundamental cause of rosacea is unknown, but it is likely due to both environmental and hereditary factors. Those at risk of contracting rosacea are females over the age of 30 with fair, light skin. Those with a family history of rosacea also may be predisposed.

Rosacea causing flare-ups may include spicy foods, alcoholic beverages, extreme temperature changes, stress, or faulty cosmetic products.

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How is Rosacea Treated?

Rosacea can often be managed and treated by both over-the-counter and prescribed medications. People suffering from rosacea for extended periods of time may also be able to determine triggers for flare ups, from spicy foods to cosmetic products.

Moderate rosacea may be treated with topical creams and moisturizers, while severe rosacea may require the prescription of antibiotic medications such as metronidazole, azelaic acid, minocycline, or doxycycline. Placer Dermatology specializes in the treatment of rosacea and has a multitude of products and solutions to create an effective, individualized plan for you.