Rosacea is considered to be among the top ten skin conditions affecting adults. Other skin conditions in this top 10 group include cold sores, hives, skin tags, eczema, psoriasis, age spots, moles, athlete’s foot fungus, and shingles.
Rosacea is primarily a facial skin condition resulting in periods of remission and flares in symptoms. The symptoms include a flushed, or pinkish to reddish colored rash usually occurring on the central area of the face which includes the nose, cheeks, forehead and chin. One may experience pimples or small red bumps called papules. Some describe their rosacea rash as appearing as fine thin red lines consisting of tiny broken blood vessels. Others describe their redness as looking like a sunburn. Rosacea for others can appear as patches of redness or blotchiness on the face.
Rosacea is considered a facial skin condition; it can also affect the upper chest, ears, neck and eyes. Skin […]