What are possible complications of erythematotelangiectatic rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Erythematotelangiectatic rosacea is the mildest form of rosacea, and often the first form of the condition someone will experience. Its main symptoms are flushing, redness, and, sometimes, visible blood vessels on the face, which can be accompanied by burning or stinging. The main complication people with erythematotelangiectatic rosacea face is a possible worsening of their condition.

Rosacea has several subtypes and, without treatment, the condition can progress to other subtypes that can include bumps and pimples on the face, thickening of the facial skin, and inflammation in the eyes.

Experts say that properly treating and managing your rosacea is the best way to prevent it from developing into a more severe form. It's important to get a diagnosis and treatment plan from a doctor you trust.

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