Rocacea

Bryan Paddock Period 5

1.Transmission/Cause

The causes of rosacea are, hot foods or beverages, spicy foods, alcohol, temperature extremes, sunlight, stress, anger or embarrassment, strenuous exercise, hot baths or saunas, or menopause.

2.Symptoms

The symptoms are, redness in the face, red solid bumps, or puss filled pimples.

3.Treatment

The treatments are low doses of doxycycline, or skin creams like azelaic acid, brimonidine, or metronidazole.

4.Virulence

About 14 million people in America have rosacea. It is most common in women, especially during menopause, people with fair skin, or people between the ages of 30-60.

5.Prevention

Avoid places and foods with high temperatures. Also, avoid direct sunlight without sunblock.

6.Sources

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rosacea/basics/causes/con-20014478

http://www.rosacea.org/patients/allaboutrosacea.php

http://www.niams.nih.gov/Health_Info/Rosacea/rosacea_ff.asp#b

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