I went to see my doctor and she prescribed me with azithromycin 250 MG for my Rosecea I've been on it for about 6 days, she gave it to me to take for 2 weeks I'm seeing a little bit of improvement. What is the cause of Rocesea? because I had clear skin before this
How long will the medicine take for my face to clear up to my normal skin? Will it even go away?
Doctor Answers (2)
Hi Yareli. What your doctor should have told you if she/he diagnosed Rosacea is that it is a chronic condition. This means there is no cure and that it usually progresses over time. If he/she did not discuss triggers, here are some of the major ones to avoid:
Extreme heat and humidity as well as extreme cold and wind.
Excessive hot showers, saunas, hot tubs, etc.
While medications can help control Rosacea, they do not cure it. As an alternative treatment, pulsed dye lasers are used to close the small blood vessels associated with the red facial flushing and aggressive treatments can decrease the number of times per day, week or month you appear flushed. The link below shows some before and after pictures of patients that have undergone laser treatments for Rosacea. Good luck.
Treating rosacea - be patient
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