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My husband has Acne Rosacea. He can cope with the redness

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My husband has Acne Rosacea . He can cope with the redness etc but he says he constantly experiences a sharp stinging all over his face and ears .
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Any other skin concerns?
Customer: It is causing great anxiety
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Has diverticular disease and takes anti depression drug Prothiaden

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
What's your question about this please?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
How can he stop the constant stinging .He pull and tugs at his face constantly to ease this
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
No thanks cannot afford that at the moment

Is his rosacea being treated?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Has had multiple meds .
The antibiotics give him really bad rectal itching .
Most of the facial creams make his face burn

OK--here are my suggestions--

Oral 24 hour Claritin

Topical Caladryl lotion and Lanacaine ointment three times a day

That should help but he should ask his doctor about a prescription for Singulair

Please let me know if you need any more information

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Thank you

My pleasure

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