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rosacea

Rosacea

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Finacea Gel is thus used to deal with delicate to average instances of rosacea which is symbolized by reddish flare-ups on the nostril and cheeks. The operating ingredient in Finacea Gel is azelaic acid.

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What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a common skin condition that is characterized by redness of the face and visible blood vessels. It affects the central part of the face including, forehead, nose, cheek and chin. It is triggered by factors both natural and environmental factors such as heat, wind, cold, exposure to sunlight, vigorous physical activity, stress, anger, alcohol and even spicy foods.

Why causes Rosacea?

Research recognizes rosacea as a serious chronic inflammatory disease that is often poorly understood and thus often left untreated. It impacts the appearance of an individual as well as their emotional and social well being. Rosacea is associated with psychological stress, feeling embarrassed, and if left untreated, it can cause damage to the skin and eyes.

In the UK, reports indicate that generally rosacea is highly prevalent in people aged 45-60 years although men and women are affected all the same.

Symptoms of Rosacea?

A person suffering from rosacea may experience symptoms such redness, a swollen nose, eye problem, pimples and bumps filled with pus.

How to treat Rosacea?

Rosacea can be treated by use of oral medication, topical gels or cream treatments that tame the symptoms. Treatments range from antibiotics to laser therapy and IPL treatments.

Alternatively, you can use home remedies such as aloe vera gel, green tea, honey and essential oils such as tea tree oil, lavender oil, thyme or jasmine oil.

It is important to note that if you have rosacea-prone skin, you are advised to stay away from cleansers with harsh chemicals such as fragrances and irritants. Opt for soap-free and gentle cleansers that soothe the skin. Also, it is essential to use a non-irritating moisturizer that curbs oiliness or limits dryness.

Remember always to apply a sunscreen that effectively blocks the ultraviolet radiations, which accelerate the symptoms of rosacea.

How to avoid Rosacea?

While there’s no definitive cure against rosacea, most rosacea treatments work by fighting bacteria and reducing the redness that appears when the condition is triggered. A doctor may prescribe a topical or oral treatment depending on the severity of your symptoms.

Metronidazole, Ivermectin, Dapsone, Azelaic acid and Brimonidine are examples of rosacea treatments that manage and control flare-ups. Always check with your doctor for effective treatment.