a chronic disorder of the facial skin marked by flare-ups and remissions that is often mistaken for acne and is characterized by flushing, redness, pimples, visible blood vessels, and burning or stinging.
- Formerly ac·ne ro·sa·ce·a [ak-nee roh-zey-shuh, -shee-uh] /ˈæk ni roʊˈzeɪ ʃə, -ʃi ə/ .
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How to use rosacea in a sentence
For diagnosed rosacea patients who need ivermectin to control the condition, Friedman says, “unfortunately, the best medication is the one patients can get.”
This practice is controversial among people with rosacea, and dermatologists have raised concerns about experimenting with a product that contains an inappropriate dosage or untested ingredients with potentially adverse effects.
People with rosacea know ivermectin not as an unproven covid drug, but as a proven and effective treatment that helps some people with a type of rosacea that causes bumps on the skin.
Not all rosacea is the same, however, and the reasons ivermectin might work for some is still a subject of scientific debate.
Ivermectin has been used globally for a long time in various forms for treating intestinal parasitic worms, head lice and skin conditions such as rosacea.Why it’s still so hard to find treatments for early COVID-19 | Tina Hesman Saey | July 27, 2021 | Science News
The latter is frequently associated with acne (acne rosacea).Essentials of Diseases of the Skin | Henry Weightman Stelwagon
In many instances mild rosacea coexists with oily seborrhœa of the nose.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin | Henry Weightman Stelwagon
One of the tentacula of the animal I imagine to be the Physsophora rosacea.
Acne, a skin disease showing hard reddish pimples; Acne rosacea, a congestion of the skin of the nose and parts adjoining.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia | Edited by Rev. James Wood
The Comatula rosacea, one of the most beautiful of British star-fishes.The Sailor's Word-Book | William Henry Smyth
British Dictionary definitions for rosacea
a chronic inflammatory disease causing the skin of the face to become abnormally flushed and sometimes pustular: Also called: acne rosacea
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