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What increases my risk for rhinophyma?

Risk factors for rhinophyma include disorders of the digestive system or blood vessels, and abnormal endocrine function. Rosacea, the condition which in its advanced stages is thought to lead to rhinophyma, also has certain risk factors. These factors include having a family history of the condition, having light skin, and frequent blushing or flushing of the skin.

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