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Where on the body does steroid-induced rosacea occur?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Rosacea usually flares on the central part of the face, including the nose, forehead, chin, and cheeks. Topical steroids used on the face may result in steroid-induced rosacea, causing symptoms of flushing, redness, acne-like eruptions, tiny spider veins, and inflammation. Stopping the steroid cream, in some cases, resolves steroid-induced rosacea symptoms.

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