Rosacea and Redness Skin Concerns

Rosacea effects between one and ten percent of people those who are more likely affected are between the ages of 30-50 years. It is often mistaken for acne/eczema/skin allergy. This is a long term skin condition that typically affects the face. It results in Redness/swelling/pimples and small superficial dilated blood vessels. A Red enlarged nose may occur  in extreme cases know as (rhinophyma).

Rosacea and Redness Causes

The cause of Rosacea is unknown. However There are some risk factors which include. Heat/Spicy foods/Steroid creams/too much sun exposure/sunlight/stress/menopause/alcohol/some topical creams.
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Rosacea effects the middle third of the face, were blushing normally occurs. It is a non- contagious condition that effects mostly fair skinned types aged between 30 – 50 and is quite rare to occur in children. The small capillaries under the skin are quite visible through the skin and the area can be very sensitive and reactive to particular products.

Acne rosacea is a similar condition but has the presence of acne like nodules and bumps. Often commonly mistaken for regular acne, it is largely related to this condition. A few factors that will aggravated skins are:

  • Stress
  • Changes in Weather
  • Hot Baths and Showers
  • Sun Exposure
  • A Bacteria associated with stomach ulcers ( helicobacter pylori )
  • Alcohol
  • Spicy foods
  • In correct facial products

Presence of one or more of following primary features

  • flushing
  • constant redness
  • small acne like lumps around nose chin
  • broken capillaries

May include one or more of following secondary features:

  • Burning/Stinging
  • Dry apperance
  • Bulb like nose ( Rhinophyma )
  • Oedema ( swelling )
  • Ocular Manifestations ( eye conditon ) which can be a
  • result from Rosacea