It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Rosacea Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-02-2005, 04:50 PM   #1
Newbie
(male)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 5
dano123 HB User
skin dryness = rosacea?

Hi everybody...
It happened 2 weeks ago, that is (i think) it all started.

2 weeks ago my face directly exposed to the sun for about 40 minutes at about 1 PM.

After like 3-4 days my facial skin became to dry. My lips dried and they are burning. And i have some kind of liquid coming out of my chin that gets hard, and in kind of feel pain when i eat coz i can bearly open my mouth because of the dried liquid on my chin and around my mouth.

I visitied a physician and she told me that I had rosacea. I have never had it before. And when i visited her, yes, my chicks were red and they had some kind of acne on them. but this redness dissapeared after two days of using antibiotics that my physician prescribed me.


Common difficulties that i am faced with are: my facial skin is itchy especially at night. Whenever I wake up my lips are burning+dried.

Could anybody help me with this?

I tried using vaseline to diminish skin dryness, but it doesn't seem to help.
Thanks in advance!

 
Old 05-06-2005, 04:40 PM   #2
Junior Member
(female)
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: MI
Posts: 38
grapeape789 HB User
Re: skin dryness = rosacea?

Rosacea is very hard to diagnose. It can look like a lot of other things. There are also a lot of different levels of severity to it. You're physician might be right, she might be wrong. It could be rosacea, it could be a severe burn, it could be some kind of reaction, allergic or other.I would suggest seeing a dermatologist to be sure. Especially if you never noticed any symptoms before. A dermatologist sees a lot more cases of this condition than a general physician and like I said, it's tough to diagnose. A second opinion never hurts.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Strange skin condition flares up in Spring, in need of help! LynnAllison Rosacea 0 03-19-2010 03:20 PM
Foundation for dry, sensitive skin? britrose Beauty & Cosmetics 5 01-30-2008 01:46 PM
Dry eyes related to skin problems? purple2067 Eye & Vision 12 02-13-2006 08:20 PM
I have acne and naturally dry skin; im like one in a million FadeToKeloid Acne 17 11-14-2005 06:35 AM
Acne triggers for Rosacea Skin? evy38 Rosacea 2 04-22-2005 05:25 PM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added








TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



downtownoffice1 (2), xdenielx (2), alpinemeadow (1), LPZ (1), desertdiabetic (1), skullknight10 (1)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1166), MSJayhawk (1000), Apollo123 (899), Titchou (835), janewhite1 (823), Gabriel (758), ladybud (747), sammy64 (668), midwest1 (665), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 07:15 AM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!