Rosacea

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What is Rosacea?

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition involving inflammation of the cheeks, nose, chin, forehead, or eyelids. It may appear as redness, prominent spider-like blood vessels, swelling, or skin eruptions similar to acne.

What is it like to have Rosacea?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Alprazolam, Lorazepam, Clonazepam
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tramadol
Zolpidem, Amitriptyline, Quetiapine
Rest, Modafinil, Handicap/Disability Parking Permit
Duloxetine, Sertraline, Bupropion

What do patients take to treat Rosacea and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Flagyl)

3

(Klaron, Rosaderm Cleanser, Ovace Plus)

1

(Acne-Clear, Brevoxyl Acne Wash Kit, Clean and Clear Advantage Acne Control Cleanser, PanOxyl)

0
0

These charts show data from Rosacea patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Rosacea on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 278 patients have this condition
  • 3 new patients joined this month
  • 73 say Rosacea is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 13
30s 56
40s 90
50s 68
60s 28
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

85% Females
15% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 22
20-29 years 31
30-39 years 42
40-49 years 29
50-59 years 11
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 175
Not Diagnosed 12

These charts show data from Rosacea patients who have completed their condition history
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