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How Do Doctors Diagnose Rosacea?

Rosacea is diagnosed based on its typical symptom of facial redness or blushed skin or flushing. The disease is largely under-diagnosed. Most people with rosacea do not even know that they have it. Dermatologists are physicians who are trained and specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of rosacea.

What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a common and long-term skin disease that affects the face of a person. It causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. Rosacea mainly affects the skin of your nose, cheeks, and forehead. It is a relapsing condition, which means there are times when symptoms get worse.

What is the Treatment for Rosacea?

Although rosacea cannot be completely cured, but there are treatment options that can help relieve you with the symptoms. The disease generally requires a long-term treatment. Treatment depends on your symptoms that cause trouble. Your doctor may recommend antibacterial washes, topical creams, antibiotics, laser therapies, treatment for eyes, etc.

What Are the Causes of Rosacea?

Rosacea is a common skin problem. More than 14 million people are living with rosacea in the United States. Most of the rosacea cases are mild. Symptoms usually appear in 30s-60s. Rosacea does not generally affect children. Women are more commonly affected by rosacea. However, it is more severe in men than in women.