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Old 07-04-2003, 11:13 AM   #1
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Post Rosacea testing

Is there a specific test that is given to diagnose rosacea? I am going to demand I have it, despite what thet twerp of a doctor said in my previous thread.......

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Old 07-13-2003, 05:14 PM   #2
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I've had rosacea for about 8 years. My advice to you would be to drink a glass of wine & then look at your face in a mirror. If you are flushed & feel hot, you probably have it. Also, stress will cause flare ups (for me). Other triggers can be spicy food, hot weather, cold weather. Noritate works well controlling it.

Old 07-13-2003, 06:05 PM   #3
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I always thought I had some type of redness problem, not sure if rosacea, but whenever i put my head upside down it comes red as a beet real quick. When I am embarrassed too I can get red quick. And I have little redness sometimes on my face and my mother's whole face is a reddish color. I don't know if it's from stress or something more.

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