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Rosacea Acne

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Rosacea acne, also known as rosacea, is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that primarily affects the face. It is characterized by persistent redness, visible blood vessels, flushing, and the presence of acne-like bumps and pimples. The exact causes of rosacea acne are not fully understood, but several factors contribute to its development. One of the primary factors is a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Individuals with a family history of rosacea are more likely to develop the condition themselves. Environmental triggers, such as exposure to sunlight, extreme temperatures, wind, spicy foods, alcohol, and certain medications, can worsen the symptoms of rosacea. Abnormalities in the blood vessels of the skin and an overactive immune system response are also thought to play a role. Furthermore, the presence of a microscopic mite called Demodex folliculorum on the skin, as well as the release of certain peptides and proteins, may contribute to the development and progression of rosacea acne. Although the exact causes are not fully understood, managing triggers can help individuals with rosacea acne effectively manage their symptoms.

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