Rosacea:
Causes, Symptoms
& Treatments

Symptoms of Rosacea

There are four main symptoms of Rosacea:

  • Redness: persistent flushing of the face, often around the nose and cheeks.
  • Thread veins: visible blood vessels that do not disappear.
  • Papules, pustules and spots: round red bumps which may be filled with pus or fluid.
  • Thickening of the skin: excess, bumpy tissue, especially around the nose. This only occurs in the most serious, long-standing cases of rosacea and almost never affects female sufferers.

How Can I Prevent Breakouts?

As rosacea is a chronic condition and there is no known cure, the best way to help prevent regular flare-ups is to try and identify your triggers and avoid these where possible. Keep a food diary and a make a note of which products you use on your skin; avoid sun exposure and try to limit your intake of caffeine and alcohol.

Natural Remedies for Rosacea

Some common natural remedies for rosacea include:

  • Using only natural, gentle skin products and moisturisers
  • Turmeric (taken orally either as a supplement or in food)
  • Ginger (taken orally either as a supplement or in food)
  • Aloe vera gel (applied topically onto the affected area)
  • Manuka honey (applied topically onto the affected area)

Arrange a Consultation

One of our friendly sk:n advisors will contact you to answer any questions you may have and help you on your sk:n journey.

 

  • Qualified medical experts 
  • An NHS Partner organisation
  • Rated Excellent by our clients on Trustpilot
  • Appointments available nationwide, seven days a week