Glossary V

Rosacea Definitions

To manage and control your rosacea effectively, it is important to understand the terminology associated with rosacea.

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Vancomycin – Vancomycin causes red man syndrome which is a redness of the skin, vascular constriction and higher blood pressure just as all ‘acid’ medications, foods and drinks cause rosacea problems. Please learn more about rosacea and red skin at About-Rosacea.Com.

Vascular – related to the blood vessels.

Vascular Constriction-a narrowing of the blood vessels resulting from the contraction of the muscular walls of the blood vessels

Vascular Dilation- the process resulting in the widening of blood vessels due to the relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the walls of the blood vessels

Vascularity – the increased prominence of the blood vessels

Vibramycin- Brand name for doxycycline.