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What is Rosacea?

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  • Posted By: happyallthelife
  • October 26, 2009
  • 05:04 AM

More than 14 million people in North America have rosacea, a chronic skin condition. Women, fair-skinned people between the ages of 30 and 60 are more likely to be affected.
Symptoms and signs of rosacea include:
Areas of redness on your face
Small red bumps or pustules on your nose, cheeks, forehead, and/or chin
Small blood vessels on your nose and/or cheeks (called telangiectasia)
Tendency to flush or blush
Rosacea may also result in a red, bulbous nose, called rhinophyma, or a burning or gritty sensation in your eyes, called ocular rosacea.
you can learn more via the article in the website rosacea.dormitory and you can get a clear picture of this sickness .

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