What are the secondary symptoms of rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The secondary symptoms of rosacea include the following:
  • eyes that are watery, irritated, red, dry, swollen, or feel gritty
  • frequent painful, red lumps on the eyelids (called styes)
  • burning of the skin
  • rough, dry skin
  • elevated red patches on the skin (called plaques)
  • skin thickening
  • enlarged nose (called rhinophyma)
  • facial edema (swelling from too much fluid in the tissues)
  • similar symptoms on the neck, scalp, and chest

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