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How To Identify The Different Types Of Rosacea
Rosacea is a disease that causes redness, flushing, and/or rashes on the facial skin, and may also make blood vessels more visible. The condition often resembles acne, but can actually lead to severe inflammation which may worsen after applying skin products; here are the four different types of rosacea to be informed about.
Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea usually causes redness, puffiness, and stinging that lasts about a month and then disappears for a while. Papulopustular rosacea is accompanied by small pus-filled bumps that appear red and swollen, often mistaken for acne because of their appearance and presence on the cheeks and chin.
Phymatous rosacea is more common in males and causes skin around the nose end, forehead, chin, ears, and eyes to appear bulbous and discolored; this type of rosacea can disappear with proper treatment. Ocular rosacea affects the eyes, making them inflamed, red, and puffy, and may also cause skin flushes, blurry vision, and dry eyes.