BSF - rosacea

16-19Apr2018

ASK THE EXPERT - BSF and talkhealth teamed up to offer our community the opportunity to put their rosacea questions to our panel of dermatology experts. Dr Anton Alexandroff, Dr Nisith Sheth and Dr Emma Wedgeworth who gave advice on all things related to rosacea, treatment options and tips on self-management. The clinic is now closed but you can view the questions and answers here.

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  • Dr Anton Alexandroff

    Consultant Dermatologist, Honorary Senior Lecturer & British...

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  • Dr Nisith Sheth

    Consultant Dermatologist and British Skin Foundation spokesperson

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  • Dr Emma Wedgeworth

    Consultant Dermatologist & BSF spokesperson

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Rosacea

What is the main cause of rosacea and the best treatments ie dietary and medication angiespencer45, 18th Apr 2019

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I'm convinced my recent diagnosis is caused by menopause/hormones. Does this mean it might go away once my hormones settle down ... J Hooker, 17th Apr 2019

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Hi I have been prescribed Rozex gel which does nothing at all to help or ease the symptoms any other suggestions to use rois18, 15th Apr 2019

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What can I do?

Apart from avoiding known triggers, is there anything else that I can do myself to lessen the redness or rosacea? RintyRins, 15th Apr 2019

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Rosacea flushing/burning

My flushing and burning has gotten a lot worse the past few weeks. Is there a reason why its suddenly gotten worse and what is t... Shack 81, 15th Apr 2019

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Rosacea

Hello, I've been taking Doxycycline (100mg) daily for around 6 years now. It seems to control most facial redness but I still ge... rachelm700, 15th Apr 2019

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Histamine link

I've done a lot of reading around rosacea and found the histamine link interesting - just wondered what a dematologists point of... Halfpastnine, 19th Apr 2018

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Roaccutane

I was on roaccutane for a year and my skin looked great, it got rid of all my p's & p's. I've now been off it for 6 months a... Halfpastnine, 19th Apr 2018

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Periods

My p's & p's seem to get better when my period starts - why is this? Is there a link with hormones? Halfpastnine, 19th Apr 2018

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Removing makeup

Hi, l find my rosacea improves when l cleanse with a really gentle cleanser without water. It does take me a few goes to remove ... Catherine247, 19th Apr 2018

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