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Applying liquid-filled cold packs, a washcloth soaked in ice-cold water, or a compress of cold milk and ice-cold water to the neck and face can relieve flushing. Sucking on ice chips can also help relieve flushing. A cold compress of chamomile tea...[read article]

Tests for Rosacea

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A skin self-examination is a test you can perform on yourself to check for abnormalities in your skin, such as sores, bumps, or changes in skin color or texture. It...  More
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Medical Procedures for Rosacea

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Photodynamic Therapy
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Glycolic Acid Peel
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Surgical Procedures for Rosacea

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Laser surgery uses the heat from a laser beam to destroy cells that need to be removed. Laser surgery can be a very powerful and effective tool, especially when tre...  More
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Electrosurgery
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Local Excision of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
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Prescribed Medications for Rosacea

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TETRACYCLINE (tet ra SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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DOXYCYCLINE (dox i SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dent...  More
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MINOCYCLINE (mi noe SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respirat...  More
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ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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ISOTRETINOIN (eye soe TRET i noyn) treats severe acne that has not responded to other therapy like antibiotics.  More
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METRONIDAZOLE (me troe NI da zole) is an antiinfective. This medicine is used to treat rosacea, also known as adult acne. It reduces redness and inflammation and th...  More
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AZELAIC ACID (ay ze LAY ik AS id) is used on the skin to treat mild to moderate acne.  More
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Sodium Sulfacetamide; Sulfur (SOE dee um sul fa SEE ta mide; SUHL fer) is used on the skin to treat acne or rosacea. It is also used to treat a skin condition calle...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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Alternative Procedures for Rosacea What's this?

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Various forms of therapeutic superficial tissue manipulation have been practiced for thousands of years across cultures. Chinese use of massage dates to 1600 BC, an...  More
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