Think You Have Rosacea? How to Tell

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February 15, 2018

Rosacea | Tracy Evans MD | San Francisco CANo woman wants to leave the house without at least a little blush and mascara. And although rosy cheeks are a natural way to make you look a little more vibrant and alive, if your cheeks are constantly rosy, then this may be a sign that you have a dermatologic condition like rosacea. But rosy cheeks and skin may not be the only sign that you have rosacea, let’s take a closer look at some more symptoms.

Spider Veins

Spider veins are small veins and broken capillaries that can appear on your face and legs and resemble spider webs. One of the signs of rosacea is spider veins that appear on your face— primarily on your cheeks and nose.

Sensitive Skin

In addition to redness, many patients experience tender, swollen, and otherwise sensitive skin. Have you noticed that touching your skin can be painful and uncomfortable? This is another indication of rosacea.

Flushing

Yes, it’s normal to have flushed skin when you’re embarrassed in front of your friends or family. However, if you have noticed that your skin flushes more easily than normal, this is another indication that you may have rosacea.

Dry, Rough Skin

Dry, rough, and scaly skin isn’t just a sign that the cold weather is getting you down— it can also be a sign that you have an underlying skin condition.

A combination of these symptoms in conjunction with red skin are all indications that you may have rosacea. With the proper treatment from Dr. Tracy Evans, you can help to alleviate your rosacea symptoms. To learn more, schedule your rosacea consultation at one of our locations today!

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