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Are there alternative treatments for rosacea?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Alternative treatments for rosacea are not usually as effective as medication. Using a milder soap and a good moisturizer may help, but there is no proof to support the use of supplements like colloidal silver and vitamin K. When it comes to natural oils, they might help keep you moisturized but they do little to actually treat your rosacea. Before trying any type of alternative treatment, be sure to discuss it with your doctor. It's important to make sure that it won't interfere with any treatment you may already be receiving.

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