Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition that results in redness of the face, and the blood vessels on the face become visible. In some cases, it also results in red, small, and pus-filled bumps on the face, nose swelling, dry and irritated eyes. Topical medications, oral antibiotics, and acne drugs are used in its treatment.

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Are the rashes on my forehead a reaction to Ivermectin cream?

Query: Hello doctor,Is this rosacea forehead reaction to Ivermectin cream (1%)? I have attached the picture.  Read Full »


Dr. Shama Naaz

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like you have developed a bacterial infection over the forehead, which is evident by numerous coalescing pus-filled bumps. Do you have any pain or fever?  Read Full »

I have redness in my nose frequently. What to do?

Query: Hi doctor,I have occasional redness on my nose for the past few months. Nothing seems to trigger it. I notice them when I have dust in my nose. I use raw honey as a cleaner. I am pretty sensitive to normal face washes. I have tried using Cerave gentle cleanser and it made my skin oily. I had some re...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the query and concern. On examining the attached picture, you seem to have rosacea. But you do not have the signs of rosacea. The most common cause is solar damage. It leads to vasomotor instability causing erythema on the face and it creates the ten...  Read Full »

Will rosacea cause redness, irritation and inflammation on face?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old male. Before two months, my face started to become red, irritated and inflamed without reason. The sides of my face, ears, and eyes are red and puffy. They burn and itch badly. When I wake up in the morning, I wake up with a lot of mucus on my eyelids. I suffer from na...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have a differential diagnosis of acne rosacea, seborrheic dermatitis, fungal infection, photodermatitis, and irritant contact dermatitis. Please mention whether you have a burning sensation while on exposure to the sun or while drinking hot fluid or tea, any aggrava...  Read Full »

I have dryness in and around lips after rosacea treatment. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from rosacea. So went under proper treatment but now around my lips area, there is dryness. Though I used all the creams on my face, I did not apply creams on the lips area. So is it because of that?  Read Full »


Dr. Rabia

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is perioral dermatitis (attachment removed to protect patient identity). A type of eczema that occurs around the oral cavity. The most common reason is the steroid that causes it whether they are present in products we use on face or from the treatment we do. Ye...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my malabsorption, rosacea, and oral thrush?

Query: Hello doctor, I suffer from malabsorption, rosacea, and oral thrush. I think it is a GI issue of some kind, but not sure. Could someone please give me an idea of what I have and how to treat the issue?  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mostly rosacea is associated with malabsorption syndrome in cases of SIBO (small intestinal bacterial outgrowth). It could be associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). I need to know about your blood sugars and thyroid status. Also, I need to know what medicatio...  Read Full »

How to manage rosacea?

Query: Hi doctor, I have developed steroid rosacea after a long-term misuse of topical steroids on the face to treat occasional pimples. After a few years, I realized that my skin was addicted to the topical as I would develop lots of small bumps and pimples after stopping. I took Doxycycline 100 mg twice...  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing information. According to your information, it sounds like a steroid addicted face needs evaluation and a proper treatment plan. If possible, provide me photographs of the affected areas, which will help me better understand your skin problem and...  Read Full »

I get red cysts on my face. Is it acne or rosacea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am 6'1" tall and I weigh 170 pounds. Often, I get red cysts of some sort on my face beneath the skin that take a while to heal. I have oily skin, and get whiteheads as well. I have fluid-filled boil-like lesions on my face. I have been to a few dermatologist...  Read Full »


Dr. Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Rosacea is a skin disorder that affects people above 30 years. Other than acne-like lesions, people with rosacea have redness of the face and dry skin associated with burning sensation. They also have redness and irritation in the eyes. The redness of the face is a...  Read Full »

What could be the possible diagnosis of scaly rashes on the cheeks?

Query: Hello doctor, I got some skin rashes on my cheeks and tried Metronidazole gel for one week, but no improvement is happening. As well the skin is dry and skin particles are falling off. No itchiness. See the attached picture.  Read Full »


Dr. Charu Bansal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can very well appreciate the redness over your both cheeks, around lips, and some redness on my ears also along with a raised lesion on the left cheek. My best possible diagnosis is rosacea....  Read Full »

How to treat redness of face with large clogged pores?

Query: Hello doctor, I have redness that never goes away and gets worse after using facewash, even after using moisturizer skin is still dry and flaky. My pores are large and clogged no matter how much I wash my face.  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the history, it seems either you have rosacea or contact dermatitis. Rosacea is a condition in which red rashes occur over the cheek, nose, and forehead, which increases with sun exposure or on drinking hot fluid like coffee or tea. Contact dermatitis is a ki...  Read Full »

Why do I get redness and pimple particularly on my nose?

Query: Hello doctor, I am just concerned about the redness on my skin, specially my nose area, and it has large visible pores and does not go away. Since I have some background about health and medicine I suspected I have rosacea but I am not a physician. Can you help me with medical advice and treatment?...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history and photo (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it looks like rosacea only. But still, I want to ask a few questions to confirm the diagnosis. Do you get burning sensation over the nose lesions on sun exposure or drinking hot fluid or te...  Read Full »

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