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Rosacea Treatment

There are many conditions that affect the skin. One of the most common of these conditions is rosacea, which affects millions of people worldwide. Rosacea is a very visible skin condition, as such it can be very damaging to your self-confidence.

Fortunately, there are a variety of rosacea treatment options available. If you're suffering from rosacea, call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online for more information.

Symptoms of Rosacea

The symptom most commonly associated with rosacea is an overall redness of the skin. But despite some common beliefs, there are many more symptoms of rosacea. They include:

In many cases, eye irritation is the first sign that a person may be dealing with rosacea. Those who deal with rosacea typically suffer from flare-ups, where symptoms such as redness and bumpy skin increase for a short period of time.

Causes of Rosacea

There is no definitive cause of rosacea. It's possible that rosacea is hereditary, or it may stem from certain environmental factors. Certain risk factors can also contribute to worsening rosacea symptom, or lead to flare-ups.

Most of these risk factors cause flare-ups due to increasing blood flow to the skin or increasing the side of blood vessels. These causes of rosacea flare-ups include:

While these issues are not the cause of rosacea themselves, they can cause more visible redness and may worsen the condition.

Rosacea Treatment

There is no cure for rosacea. However, there are a variety of rosacea treatment options that can help lessen the appearance of symptoms or reduce the pain associated with rosacea. Treatment options for rosacea include:

The best rosacea treatment course depends on the individual nature of your condition and the recommendation of a healthcare professional. The first part of any rosacea treatment plan is to meet with a skin-health professional to discuss rosacea triggers and review your treatment options.

Request Rosacea Information Today

Rosacea can damage your self-confidence and cause a heavy dose of pain. If you are interested in rosacea treatment, call (408) 946-9453 or contact us online.

Author
Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG As an expert in preventive care, innovative treatment solutions, and laparoscopic surgery, board-certified OB/GYN Gul A. Zikria, MD, FACOG, is a trusted practitioner who’s been in private practice since 1985. Dr. Zikria earned his doctor of medicine from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark. He went on to complete a competitive surgical residency program at Georgetown University in Washington. Dr. Zikria then went through a comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology residency program through the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at the Magee-Women’s Hospital. He welcomes new and existing patients to his practice in Milpitas, California.

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