There is no single or known cause for rosacea, although it is far more common in .
What is Rosacea?
excessive reddening of the cheeks and small dilated vessels on the skin of the . In more severe cases, there can also be small pustules or on the , as well as general . It most commonly affects the cheeks, , , , and the area near the , but it can also affect the and chest.is most commonly known by its obvious physical , an
In most cases, there will never be a formal diagnosis or treatment, because theare mild. In more serious cases, such as those involving pustules or swelling, attention may be required to prevent permanent .
There are four main types of rosacea, three of which affect the skin of the face, while the fourth affects the eyes. The three skin varieties include one where there is permanent redness on the face, another where red bumps and pustules present themselves (easily with ), and the third variety as excessive of the skin on the , forehead, and cheeks, in addition to redness. This variety of rosacea can cause permanent scarring or slight disfigurement.
While the exact causes of rosacea are unknown, some of the contributing factors are listed below:
- Weather: exposure, strong , and humidity are some of the factors that can contribute towards rosacea.
- Emotional factors: Anxiety, , and can trigger this condition of the skin.
- Lifestyle: Certain saunas can also act as a trigger. that involve over-consumption of , no or exercise, use of , and
- Medications or medical conditions: A constant fever, chronic illnesses like can also cause rosacea. Certain medications that are used to cure other conditions, like , might also have side-effects that include the onset of rosacea. , cold,
- Facial blood vessels: Expansion of the blood vessels of the face can also cause the red bumps and inflammation.
- Other: Rosacea is also caused by food, imbalanced , , and certain types of . , processed
Signs and symptoms of rosacea may include:
- Facial redness: There is a redness in the central facial region. The blood vessels on your nose and cheeks can also and become visible.
- Swollen red bumps: Many with rosacea get acne-like bumps on their face that may contain pus. The skin and tender to the touch.
- Eye problems: Some also experience eye dryness, , and swollen, reddened .
- Enlarged nose: In rare cases, this skin condition can cause thickening of the skin on the nose, making it appear bulbous.