Types of Rosacea Skin Condition - Discover More About Rosacea

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Rosacea skin condition is a common but complex disease. People start to wonder what it means only when they have it. It is good to know that this problem might occur and appear different for each person. Although it is an incurable condition, many treatments have been developed in order to reduce and even eliminate the flare-up.

Many people are confused by the different types of rosacea. Rosacea classification includes four types:
- erythematotelangiectatic rosacea
- papulopustular rosacea,
- phymatous rosacea
- ocular rosacea.

It has been discovered that the papulopustular rosaea happens along or after the erythematotelangiectatic rosacea just as the phymatous rosacea occurs after the two subtypes mentioned earlier.

Another classification of rosacea may also include rosacea fulminans, steroid-induced acneiform eruptions and perioral dermatitis.

What about acne vulgaris? Now, people may begin to wonder about the differences about rosacea and the mentioned condition. Actually, there are some distinctive signs such as the blackheads that can be seen in acne vulgaris but in rosacea they are not a problem. The age of onset or the location of the redness might also help in specifying whether it is rosacea or acne vulgaris. Rosacea is a problem that can develop in adults and it is restricted to the nose, cheeks, chin and forehead. Sometimes, rosacea is a condition that might coexist with acne vulgaris

Some rosacea sufferers develop significant acne component in their symptoms so they can confuse the two conditions. A noticeable difference is that the rosacea less follicular papules and pustules.

Acne Rosacea will likely to develop underlying redness that is related to flushing and look different than in acne vulgaris sufferers which do not develop the accompanying redness.

The treatment for these two acne conditions might be similar because both of them are inflammatory condition. However, there are some differences because some acne vulgaris treatments are too harsh for rosacea patients and may lead to a severe and much more complicated condition. That is why rosacea patients are advised not to use some treatments such as alpha hydroxyl acids, topical retinoids, benzoyl peroxide, triclosan, acne peels or chemical peels.

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This article was published on 2010/04/01