Do i have "rosacea"? (photo)

My skin is sensetive and gets very red after washing it with water.. I only use a very gentle soap free cleanser and still have very red cheeks.. And the it settles into a light shade the whole day.. Do i have rosacea or it's my skin so soft and sensitive or i have photosensitive skin??

Doctor Answers 2

Skin sensitivity and water.

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You may have to see a Specialist for this - there are really rare conditions such as aquagenic pruritus, that can cause sensitive skin after water only. Skin irritation and allergies need to be excluded if you are using a soap free cleanser. A general dermatologist can assist. If all else fails and you still have problems, see a laser dermatologist for treatments. All the best, video explains the use of lasers to treat redness. Dr Davin Lim. Brisbane. Australia. 

Rosacea -- V Beam / Pulsed Dye Laser, Excel V, Yellow Laser

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This can be improved with lasers and skin care. I suggest you see an expert for treatment options.  Best, Dr. Emer.

Jason Emer, MD
Los Angeles Dermatologic Surgeon
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