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There are four sub-categories of rosacea which have distinct and overlapping symptoms, these are some of the potential symptoms you may observe:
Flushing: involuntary widening of blood vessels can lead to the sudden reddening of your skin
Persistent redness: usually appears across the cheeks and nose
Red bumps: these can be sensitive and will appear similar to acne. Although these bumps appear to be like acne they aren’t and need to be treated differently.
Visible blood vessels: blood vessels dilate more easily when you have rosacea which can make them visible underneath the skin
Eye sensitivity: eyes can appear red and feel irritated
Skin thickening with a bumpy texture: this is normally only apparent in more severe cases of rosacea
Although rosacea is a skin condition that can be managed it’s also important to be aware of the following things that can cause flare ups:
Changes in temperature