Acne Rosacea Symptom1

Acne Rosacea Symptom1 - that can trigger flushing,...

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Acne Rosacea Symptoms 30-50 years old Flushing Erythema Telangiectases Dome-shaped red papules ± pustules Predominently affects the convexities of the central face o cheeks, chin, nose, and central forehead Risk Factors = lighter skin; triggers that exacerbate symptoms = hot baths/showers, steam rooms, sunlight, temperature extremes, alcohol, and anxiety. Clinical Stages of Rosacea: Stage 1: flushing (transient erythema, or pre-rosacea) Stage 2: persistent erythema Stage 3: papules and pustules Stage 4: telangiectases Long Standing Symptoms: May present with rhinophyma (enlarging nose), thickening and lymphoedema of the skin Causes Triggers that cause episodes of flushing and blushing play a part in the development of rosacea. Exposure to temperature extremes can cause the face to become flushed as well as strenuous exercise, heat from sunlight, severe sunburn, stress, anxiety, cold wind, and moving to a warm or hot environment from a cold one such as heated shops and offices during the winter. There are also some food and drinks
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Unformatted text preview: that can trigger flushing, including alcohol, food and beverages containing caffeine (especially, hot tea and coffee), foods high in histamines and spicy food. Foods high in histamine (red wine, aged cheeses, yogurt, beer, cured pork products such as bacon, etc.) can even cause persistent facial flushing in those individuals without rosacea due to a separate condition, histamine intolerance. Certain medications and topical irritants can quickly trigger rosacea. Some acne and wrinkle treatments that have been reported to cause rosacea include microdermabrasion and chemical peels, as well as high dosages of isotretinoin, benzoyl peroxide, and tretinoin. Steroid induced rosacea is the term given to rosacea caused by the use of topical or nasal steroids. These steroids are often prescribed for seborrheic dermatitis. Dosage should be slowly decreased and not immediately stopped to avoid a flare up....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANT ANT2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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