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red spots under the eyes

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  • Posted By: popozino
  • April 24, 2008
  • 01:56 PM

I've had some red spotty patches under both eyes for about 4 months. Dermatologist diagnosed rosacea, but after 10 days cortisone, one tub rosacea cream and 4 weeks on antibiotic (tetracycline), the spots are still there, as itchy as ever.
Any ideas on this? I've read about a rare skin condition called demodicidosis, frequently mistaken for rosacea.
I would be grateful for any help you can provide, sure I don't look very pretty in this period!

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