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Were you looking for information about Rosacea? Rosaceae is a common misspelling of rosacea.
Approximately 14 million people in the United States have rosacea -- many more go undiagnosed. Common symptoms include frequent redness or flushing of the face and small red lines. In advanced stages, characteristics of the condition can include also include thickened skin. Up to 50 percent of people with this condition will also have eye problems, including redness, itching, burning, and sensitivity to light. Although the disease can occur in people of any skin color, it tends to occur more frequently in people with fair skin.
Although there is no cure for rosacea, symptoms can be treated and controlled. Common treatment options include antibiotics and proper skin care (especially of the eyelids if chronic infections are a problem).
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