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.

Common symptoms reported by people with rosacea

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for rosacea

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Flagyl)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
83
Tried for
rosacea (1)

Data from patients with rosacea, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with rosacea

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Flagyl)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
rosacea (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with rosacea, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has rosacea on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 158 say rosacea is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 14
30s 58
40s 127
50s 158
60s 81
70+ 29
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 29
20-29 years 46
30-39 years 65
40-49 years 46
50-59 years 27
60-69 years 3
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 91
Female 378

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 281
Not Diagnosed 18

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