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Rosacea & spots - help !

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Jestrin Sat 16-Feb-13 16:31:27

I'm glad the gel is helping. I had to get the Zineryt (which is a sort of antibiotic wash that you dab on) by prescription but it always helped!

roundabout1 Fri 15-Feb-13 19:51:01

Thanks for your reply, it must be hormone related as presumably that is why it stopped while pregnant & breastfeeding. I haven't even got any concealer or anything to use as normally just put on tinted moisturiser & thats it unless its a special occassion. I have been using the gel I got prescribed - can't think of the name but it doesn't seem to be helping, mind you its probably well out of date by now!

Jestrin Fri 15-Feb-13 18:55:19

It could be. Is there a trigger for it? I used to get lots of redness and spots which I would treat with a prescription of zineryt but I wasn't diagnosed with Rosacea. Since having the mirena I no longer get those spots so I'm assuming they must have been due to hormone fluctuations.

roundabout1 Fri 15-Feb-13 11:38:38

Years ago I had a problem with a red nose & spots around it & one patch on my chin, it was very red at times & had painful spots on sometimes too. Once pregnant & also when breastefeeding it disappeared but has gradually been coming back. These last few weeks I have had the red nose & also spots, really painful ones on my cheeks that actually cause me pain when I smile, yawn etc. I have some gel stuff that I was prescribed originally but now it seems more spotty than redness although I do have the red nose too, does this still sound like rosacea?

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