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Category: Dermatology
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Experience:  Family Physician for 10 years; Hospital Medical Director for 10 years.
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I have Rheumatoid arthritis... Medication... Placquinel...

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I have Rheumatoid arthritis... Medication... Placquinel... I have a Rosacea type face rash.... Should I use... A Retinol cream.... A Hydrocortisone cream... Or a Protopic cream?
Or just a rich moisturiser
Thank you
Nadia Phillips
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 9 months ago.
Could you attach a picture of the rash?
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 9 months ago.
I had asked if you could attach a picture of the rash and have not heard back. If this is rosacea, then of the options that you listed a retinol cream would be reasonable. However, the most commonly used first line medicine for rosacea that I use is topical metronidazole, such as Metrogel. If I can provide any additional information, please let me know.

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