The tip of my nose has been permanently red since childhood. I remember noticing a red dot right on the tip of my nose when I was about 10, and it grew and spread out so that by the time I was 12 it took up the entire tip of my nose. My dad's side of the family all have what looks to be rosacea - veins on nose/cheeks, lumpy skin, irritated eyes. I'm wondering if it's a very early form of that? Is there anything I can do to fix it, and is it worth the risk of a cosmetic procedure? Thanks!
Getting Rid of a Red Nose? (photo)
Doctor Answers (1)
Please see your Dermatologist
Your red nose is due to rosacea. It tends to get worse with age. You can get it under control with Intense Pulse Light or Laser.
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