Is that acne or rosacea on your skin?
How to Tell if Your 'Acne' Might Actually Be Rosacea | SELF
Rosacea causes, more or less, the same symptoms as those caused by adult acne and often, the two terms are used interchangeably. Rosacea is increasingly being seen in adult men and women aged 30 and above. In this guide, we will study the best adult acne rosacea treatment and consider some effective home remedies as recommended by real sufferers of rosacea and adult acne. Rosacea, like adult acne, is characterized by acne flare ups and remissions. Rosacea also causes tiny red pimples, generally on the central third part of the face including the cheeks, nose, and chin.
Could Your Acne Really Be Rosacea?
You've got pimples across your cheeks, nose, and chin. You assume your adult breakouts are just run-of-the-mill acne. But could it actually be rosacea instead? Rosacea is not a form of acne vulgaris , although it sometimes can be hard to distinguish from common acne.
Acne and rosacea are among the most common skin conditions out there. Even though for many people rosacea is characterized by a red flush, it can also present with bumps in addition to redness. In fact, the most common subtype of rosacea— type 2, or papulopustular type —causes painful, red bumps that look a lot like acne. So how do you distinguish the two? Zampella, M.