Definitions for "Rosacea"
Keywords:  cheek, chin, pimples, forehead, acne
The name given to a skin condition where there are broken blood vessels that can damage the texture and quality of skin in the facial area.
The Condition"...The red spots and pustules are dome-shaped rather than pointed and there are no blackheads, whiteheads, deep cysts, or lumps..."
disease of the blood tissue and is characterized by a red or rosy coloration, caused by dilation of capillaries, and the appearance of acne-like pimples
Recommendation Vitamin B-Complex"The administration of large doses of B-vitamins has been shown to be effective, riboflavin being the most important..."
Recommendation Hydrochloric Acid (Trial)"Gastric analysis of rosacea patients has led to the theory that it may be the result of hypochlorhydria..."
Our Question about steroid use"If you are using or have used steroid drugs, you may have 'steroid rosacea', a rosacea-like condition on the face caused by potent topical steroids..." Recommendation against Hydrocortisone"Never apply a topical steroid like cortisone to rosacea unless directed to do so by your doctor for a specific reason..."
The Condition"...The cause of rosacea is unknown, but many factors have been suspected of influencing it: alcoholism, menopausal and other flushing, a tendency towards seborrhea, local infection, B-vitamin deficiencies and gastrointestinal disorders..."
The Condition"...Most cases are associated with moderate to severe seborrhea, although in many cases sebum production is not increased..."
Relationship to Helicobacter Pylori Infection"A high incidence of Helicobacter pylori infection in the stomach has been found amongst rosacea patients..."