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How do rosacea flare-ups affect daily life?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
You can go about your daily business while experiencing a rosacea outbreak. However, many people who have this common skin condition feel embarrassed and less confident about themselves during flare-ups. One survey by the National Rosacea Society found that 75% of people who have rosacea feel a sense of low self-esteem. However, the same survey found that people with rosacea feel much better about their professional and social lives when the condition is well controlled with medical therapy. If you're having trouble managing flare-ups, talk to your doctor.

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