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What are the risk factors for erythematotelangiectatic rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Most of the people living with rosacea are between ages 30 and 60, and women are slightly more likely than men to have the condition. Other risk factors for rosacea include:
  • a family history of rosacea
  • fair skin
  • a significant history of acne
  • Scandinavian, Celtic, or Eastern European heritage
  • frequent blushing
  • menopause.
Rosacea is a very common condition, affecting some 16 million people in the United States, according to the National Rosacea Society.

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