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What are rosacea symptoms and signs?

Typical signs and symptoms of rosacea include

  • facial flushing,
  • blushing,
  • skin redness,
  • burning,
  • red bumps,
  • small cysts.

The symptoms tend to come and go. The skin may be clear for weeks, months, or years and then erupt again. Rosacea tends to evolve in stages and typically causes inflammation of the skin of the face, particularly the forehead, cheeks, nose, and chin.

When rosacea first develops, it may appear, then disappear, and then reappear. However, the skin may fail to return to its normal color, and the enlarged blood vessels and pimples arrive in time. Rosacea rarely resolves spontaneously.

Rosacea generally lasts for years, and if untreated, it tends to gradually worsen. Continue Reading

Reviewed on 2/18/2015
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