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Why Did I Get Rosacea?

woman points a finger at a red cheek with inflammationRosacea is a skin condition that can cause the facial skin to become red and extremely sensitive. Because of this, it is susceptible to triggers and flare-ups. Patients who deal with rosacea know that it can be a chronic, lifelong condition that requires daily care. When you work with a dermatologist in the South Miami, FL area, you can seek solutions to improve the skins’ appearance and health. At the Skin Center of South Miami, we work regularly with men and women who have been diagnosed with rosacea and help them find suitable ways of treating their condition effectively—while maintaining healthy, beautiful skin!

Understanding triggers

Anything that causes a flare-up of rosacea is known as a trigger. Triggers vary from person to person, and knowing what triggers your rosacea is one of the most effective ways to manage it. With the help of a dermatologist at the Skin Center of South Miami, many patients can find the triggers that impact their condition and avoid them, allowing them to enjoy clearer skin longer.

What are some common triggers?

There are many triggers that might cause rosacea flare-ups, and here are some of the most common seen in patients of the South Miami area:

  • Significant temperature changes (hot and cold)
  • Eating spicy foods
  • Drinking alcoholic beverages
  • Increased levels of stress
  • Sunlight exposure
  • Hairspray and other skin and hair products
  • Extensive exercise or physical exertion
  • High levels of anxiety
  • Certain topical or oral medications

How do I manage rosacea?

Patients who have flareups may want to ask the team at the Skin Center of South Miami about certain topical or oral medications that can be taken to reduce redness during these times. Alternatively, patients who understand their triggers can avoid them and reduce flareup occurrences.

Visit with the team at the Skin Center of South Miami to learn more about rosacea

Rosacea is just one of many skin conditions that can be addressed with the help of our team in South Miami, FL. Call the Skin Center of South Miami today at (305) 740-6181 to request an appointment at our facility, conveniently located in Suite 110 at 7800 SW 57th Avenue.


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