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Why is my rosacea worse in the summer and winter?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Extreme temperatures are a common trigger for rosacea. The hot weather during the summer increases blood flow to your skin and causes your sweat glands to work harder, both of which can exacerbate your symptoms. Cold weather has a similar effect as well. Your symptoms will be much easier to manage when temperatures are moderate. Talk to your doctor about ways to more effectively treat your rosacea during the summer and the winter.

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