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Analyzing Rosacea

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 […]

Rosacea and Seborrhea

Rosacea and seborrhea dermatitis can exist separately or they may occur together. Rosacea is a sensitive skin condition affecting mainly the facial areas of the skin although the eyes, ears and even neck may display symptoms of rosacea. These symptoms include redness or facial flushing, a sensation of heat, burning or itchiness of the skin. Even small red bumps which contain no pus may be present.

Seborrhea dermatitis is a skin condition primarily present on the scalp or facial areas of the skin. On the facial areas, seborrhea dermatitis is usually limited to the hairline or eyebrows and seldom is seen on the cheeks or chin whereas rosacea is commonly found on the cheeks and chin. Seborrhea dermatitis is observed as patches of dry, flaky skin that have almost a greasy or oily feel to them. Seborrhea dermatitis is often seen in infants as a condition of […]