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A general rule of thumb in distinguishing between rosacea and acne vulgaris is that blackheads (comedones) occur only in acne, while only rosacea involves persistent redness and flushing
your skin doesn't look red
those look more like acne vulgaris and blackheads and pimples on your face.
that is more than just dry skin. you need to see a doctor. prescription antibiotic creams and pills can help you fight the bacteria in the skin pores causing the acne and can help clear up your skin.
without redness, it is not rosacea.
the tiny little veins and blood vessels are normal on your skin.
let me know if you have questions.
underneath your nose being red is not enough to say you have rosacea.
yes, acne can be on your cheek for 6 months.
your forehead is also from acne as well.
you need to see a doctor and get some prescription acne treatment.
have you tried Proactive acne face washes yet?
the redness on the sides of your nose with spider veins is not rosacea
this is some mild dermatitis most likely from oily skin from your nose.
the papules on your cheeks are from acne.
acne on the forehead can ooze and crust.
you should try proactive acne skin cleanser and treatment and see if that helps
because you don't have progression flushing and redness as the main symptom of your skin.
I'm sure you have acne on your forehead
you should see a doctor or dermatologist face to face to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan
you will never know for sure until you see a doctor face to face.
it sounds like your depression and anxiety symptoms are keeping you from being able to move forward on your skin issues.
lymecycline is a type of antibiotic used to treat bacteria which is in skin pores which can cause acne.
you need to get some treatment for your anxiety and depression symptoms so you can leave the house and see a doctor.
are you using the lymecycline every day?
you need to give it more time
you need to talk to your doctor about treatment for your anxiety and depression symptoms.
are you willing to go on treatment for anxiety and depression?
yes, I see it.
it looks like acne and scars from your acne.
I think you have acne vulgaris
yes, that looks like post inflammatory skin hyperpigmentation from cystic acne.
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you should try the Proactive acne face wash system.
you should also continue to take the lymecycline with food in your stomach
and avoid oily and fatty foods
you don't know if it is too harsh for your skin until you try it.
you need to try the lymecycline for 3 months
yes, you can try roaccutane as the next step
you may need better treatments for your anxiety and depression symptoms as well.
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sure you can try some more moisturizer.
no, you don't have to be worried about the dry skin there.
you may need to use a bit of moisturizer all over your body after you shower to help prevent dry skin during the day.
you might need thicker moisturizer.
dermatitis is a general term for inflammation of the skin.
why are you so afraid of dermatitis.
you need to calm down and not look for other problems
this is due to your psychiatric issues, not your skin acne.
there are those out there with skin acne who are happy.
I bet if your skin cleared up magically, you would still be battling depression and anxiety symptoms and you would find something else to worry about.
yes, you can use cerave foaming facial cleanser.
yes, there are treatments for facial acne which will work for you.
you just have to find the right one.
you should join this UK acne foundation and support system
they have online chat and support groups you can join and events you can attend.
it would be good for your anxiety and depression symptoms to seek out support from others who are also battling acne
you may need different moisturizers on different parts of your body.
that is good.
talk to your doctor about it
I suspect you don't
rosacea is a chronic disorder that occurs primarily in the central portion of the face and usually includes redness, flushing and blushing, and bumps (papules) and pimples (pustules). Rosacea can also involve the eyes and even a bulbous nose.
Acne is a product of many factors, involving the hair follicles, hormonal stimulation of oil gland cells and bacteria that can be treated with antibiotics. On the other hand, recent research has found that rosacea appears to be linked to a dysfunction of the body's natural immune system, and should thus be treated with medications designed for their anti-inflammatory rather than antibacterial effects.
that looks more like acne.
yes, it is cystic acne or acne vulgaris.
I'm going to opt out and let another doctor help you here.
I doesn't seem my responses are helping you.