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Rosacea

Postby talkhealth on Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:13 pm

Hello I would like to know if rosacea is only affected by women?
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Re: Rosacea

Postby Dr Adil Sheraz on Wed Apr 17, 2019 1:29 pm

Rosacea can affect both men and women however you are right in thinking the incidence is higher in females.

The typical candidate for Rosacea is usually a fair skin (type 1) Caucasian female between the ages of 30-60. However certain types of Rosacea such as a phymatous (nose) is more common in men.
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