Rosacea - a Chronic Skin Problem

By: Sharon Hopkins

&bull Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea: reflected by flushing and lasting redness this also includes visible blood vessels.

&bull Papulopustular rosacea: is determined by persistent redness with short-lived bumps and pimples.

&bull Phymatous rosacea: thickens the skin which results in increasing nose size due to excess tissue.

&bull Ocular rosacea: affects the eye and creates problems like dry eye, tearing and burning sensation, swollen or puffy eyelids, recurring sty's, endangerment to your eyes causing loss of vision from cornea damage.

Causes of Rosacea

As the cause of rosacea is very much unclear, some speculations have been drawn to shed some light on this chronic skin condition.

&bull Blood Vessel Malfunction: Some problem with the blood vessel that may cause blood vessels to swell which leads to flushing and blushing.

&bull Hereditary and Natural factors: A genetic predisposition with the combination of natural or environmental component to create this skin infection.

&bull Specific Skin color: It can be stated that this condition affects lighter-complexioned skin more than the other skin type.

Aggravting Rosacea

Rosacea can get severe due to sunlight, physical or mental stress, headaches, sinus, pre-dominant allergic conditions, spicy food, extreme temperatures and alcohol. The aggravation may differ from person to person and sometimes would not even matter.

Signs and symptoms of Rosacea

&bull Flushing: This causes frequent blushing and flushing which is can be termed as the first sign of this skin problem

&bull Persistent Redness: It is a steady occurrence with people suffering from this problem. Your face turns red which is mainly mistaken as sunburn.

&bull Bumps and Pimples: Sometimes your face is covered with pus-filled pimples or small bumps. These may look like acne accompanied with burning and stinging sensation.

&bull Visible Blood Vessels: Many small blood vessels appear on your face.

&bull Other common signs are eye irritation or watery eyes, inflammation, dry skin, skin thickens, facial swelling or swelling of eyelids.

Warning: The reader of this article should exercise all precautionary measures while following instructions on the home remedies from this article. Avoid using any of these products if you are allergic to it. The responsibility lies with the reader and not with the site or the writer.

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