What should I know about phymatous rosacea?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Phymatous rosacea is a relatively rare but serious skin disorder that requires medical attention. Treatment options are available that can help your symptoms, but early diagnosis and appropriate treatment are key to managing this skin condition.

Symptoms of phymatous rosacea (also called rhinophyma) include a bulb-like shape to the nose and a nose that looks red or waxy. If you have symptoms of phymatous rosacea, see your doctor or dermatologist. This is a condition that may require surgery. Your doctor or dermatologist can diagnose your condition and explain your treatment options.

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