Rosacea a non-contagious long-lasting disorder of the facial skin. The exact causes of rosacea are not yet known. It is believed to be a hereditary disease. The symptoms of rosacea include redness of the skin, visible blood vessels, bumps or pimples and watery or irritated eyes. It usually occurs on the nose, cheeks, chin and forehead. It may start as a red, blotchy appearance and then develop into pus-filled bumps.
Rosacea can be triggered by certain things like hot weather, exercise, stress, spicy foods and alcohol. These things may also cause rosacea to get worse. It is most common in people between the ages of 30 and 50, but may appear as early as the teens. It is more common in women than men. It is also more common in people with fair skin. Continue reading