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February 23rd, 2013

The Different Types of Rosacea

No Comments, Rosacea, by Mattie.

A lot of people assume that they simply have sensitive skin when they blush often or stay in the sun for too long. However, this may already be one of the first signs and symptoms of rosacea. Rosacea is a skin disease which appears around the 30s and is chronic – which means it never really goes away. It is treatable, but the symptoms only disappear or are controlled. It is incurable. You may have flushed or red skin, pimples and small blood vessels may appear on the face. The eyes may be affected too, and they will be reddish or watery. If not treated, your skin might swell (edema) and vision loss may occur. At the onset, the face may be frequently reddish and this occurs persistently. Blushing and flushing may also occur. The redness usually shows up on the central area of the face due to the blood vessels dilating. What Are The Different Types Of Rosacea? Vascular Rosacea – or erythematotelangiectaticrosacea, is characterized by small blood vessels appearing on the cheeks and nose. This is because the blood vessels swell, and can make the skin sensitive to even small irritations. The most severe cases can cause dandruff and oily skin. This is usually treated with doxycycline in topical or oral medicines. Inflammatory Rosacea – this is also called Papulopustularrosacea and is more visible than vascular rosacea. In the case, an outbreak can occur at one part of the face and then spreads. It usually infects the middle part of the face, i.e….