Skin redness, swelling, and an acne-like rash could indicate rosacea. At Associates in Dermatology in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and Punta Gorda, Florida, the board-certified dermatologists offer rosacea treatments that restore the appearance and health of treated skin. If you feel you may be suffering from rosacea, Schedule an evaluation at Associates in Dermatology by phone or online today.
Rosacea is an inflammatory skin issue that typically leads to inflammation and redness on your face or body. It may cause bothersome symptoms or pain when left untreated. Without addressing rosacea, the symptoms might persist long-term or indefinitely. Treatment with a dermatologist Associates in Dermatology can offer healthy, gorgeous skin.
The following symptoms are often associated with rosacea:
Rosacea can affect multiple areas of your face and body. It might cause symptoms on your nose, cheeks, chin, forehead, ears, eyes, neck, scalp, or chest.
Rosacea can occur in anyone but most commonly affects women over 30 who have fair skin.
Other factors that may increase your chance of developing rosacea include:
Factors that can worsen rosacea symptoms include heat, stress, unprotected sun exposure, alcohol, caffeine, and spicy foods. Hormone changes and some skin or hair care products may also trigger worsening rosacea.
Rosacea can also be mistaken for acne, an allergic reaction, or other skin problems. Schedule an appointment at Associates in Dermatology if you’re experiencing symptoms of rosacea.
Your dermatologist diagnoses rosacea after asking about your symptoms and medical history. They examine your skin to pinpoint the condition you have and how problematic it is. They will discuss your goals and preferences before personalizing a treatment plan.
May suggest any of the following treatments for rosacea:
Steering clear of trigger foods, such as spicy foods, may reduce symptoms or flare-ups. Follow up with your dermatologist as needed to ensure maximum symptom relief.
Call the Associates in Dermatology office or schedule a dermatology appointment online today to get treatment for rosacea.