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    Sorry I missed out a word. I meant to say,...

    Sorry I missed out a word. I meant to say, 'completely' successful as in returning you to a state of stable baseline paleness.

    I realise it has helped you.

    I had IPL and stopped due to damage....
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    The rebound was seen in the trials, but not...

    The rebound was seen in the trials, but not reported.
    We know that as there was at least one member here who participated in the trials.

    My mother has glaucoma, and always has red eyelids from...
  3. Thread: Vegan Diet?

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    I didn't say refined carbs don't fuel...

    I didn't say refined carbs don't fuel rosacea/flushing.

    That wasn't my point at all.

    If you look at my signature I had to do the GAPS diet to get my symptoms even partially under control. I...
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    I respectfully disagree. There are two parts to...

    I respectfully disagree.
    There are two parts to the quoted statement.



    Highly refined carb diets are terrible for anyone. However, many rosceans and flushers appear to eat quite healthy and...
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    Could you please reference a study to...

    Could you please reference a study to substantiate that claim?

    Classic rosaceans often suffer from SIBO which responds well to rifaximin. This antibiotic is poorly absorbed systemically, which...
  6. Thread: Antibiotics

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    If probiotics are displacing unfavourable...

    If probiotics are displacing unfavourable bacteria, diarrhea and other complaints can be expected. This would settle down after a while.
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    I am curious as to why your doctor ordered a CT...

    I am curious as to why your doctor ordered a CT scan for digestive complaints.
    What did he/she hope to see?

    A CT has limitations and if a doctor wants to see the inside of your digestive tract,...
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    Your other symptoms, particularly the tremors,...

    Your other symptoms, particularly the tremors, sound concerning.
    What types of investigations are you going to have to determine the cause?
    Derms don't understand much about internal medicine.
    You...
  9. I had my appointment with the immunologist today....

    I had my appointment with the immunologist today. He specialises in mast cell activation syndrome.

    I didn't really learn much more than I already know about my own particular syndrome.
    I have a...
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    Ryohiku I used to suffer from the same types...

    Ryohiku

    I used to suffer from the same types of symptoms and a lot more.

    I addressed my syndrome with diet, fasting, trying to modify the gut flora (not the same thing as avoiding food...
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    I am 100% certain Laser Cat does not have a...

    I am 100% certain Laser Cat does not have a demodex issue and as I have said before, it would greatly surprise me if many other people here did either.

    I took Metro over months in a pulse dosing...
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    Not really pertinent to your case, but...

    Not really pertinent to your case, but indirectly, it is worth a read.
    Especially given your very dysregulated CNS induced flushing.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3910815/

    And...
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    Where did you hear that metronizadole helps...

    Where did you hear that metronizadole helps reduce swelling and inflammation around the nerves?
    Metronizadole can have nasty sides effects, the most common being nerve damage. This was the drug...
  14. Hey Brady, I feel your frustration. I also...

    Hey Brady,

    I feel your frustration.
    I also acknowledge and appreciate all your efforts on behalf of rosaceans and flushers and in theory I support the idea that we can guide researchers to...
  15. Hello, I am glad you have been able to have a...

    Hello,

    I am glad you have been able to have a happy life, despite having what are probably fairly mild facial and flushing symptoms compared to many other people, but .

    Some people, including...
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    IBS, Starch and Resistant Starch

    Given I have derailed the ZZ Cream thread by introducing the importance of gut flora, no matter what other tools are implemented, including topicals, I thought I would start a new thread in the...
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    Hi, Our reference ranges are different. Normal...

    Hi,

    Our reference ranges are different. Normal is below 60 for both antiTPO and antiTG.

    In general, these days my hormone levels are very good, but the TSH can jump about and run a little...
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    Ruby I started out doing 6 months of the...

    Ruby



    I started out doing 6 months of the GAPS diet.
    It was designed by a neurologist for her autistic son. GAPS = Gut and Psychology Syndrome.
    It has seen been used for numerous types of...
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    I have been using ZZ cream since 2013, although I...

    I have been using ZZ cream since 2013, although I briefly dabbled in it a year or two prior.

    I am a severe flusher beyond the scope of what is thought to be 'rosacea'.
    I have managed to rein it...
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    Brady, If your face is ruddy and red, how...

    Brady,



    If your face is ruddy and red, how do you define rosacea?
    Surely you mean you manage to keep a component of the syndrome under control? IE, the P&P's?

    I expect your baseline...
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    Brady, I agree with you. Whilst more is becoming...

    Brady, I agree with you. Whilst more is becoming known about the human microbiome, the research is still very much in it's infancy.

    The point I was trying to make is, we have lost tolerance. Prof...
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    Whilst SIBO has been the focus on the cause of...

    Whilst SIBO has been the focus on the cause of all troubles, more attention is now being given to the large bowel flora. That is where all the important stuff is supposed to happen. By that, I mean,...
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    I agree with the inflammation trigger. I also...

    I agree with the inflammation trigger.
    I also agree that ZZ cream has ingredients which improve the skin. I have used other sulphur products which don't work.
    ZZ cream may have ingredients...
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    Finally! Someone else is thinking logically! ...

    Finally! Someone else is thinking logically!

    If you ask me, demodex has gained far too much attention again! No doubt we all have some type of activity in our faces, some more than others, but ...
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    Hello, yes certainly get your antibody levels...

    Hello, yes certainly get your antibody levels checked.
    Also, I'd be getting your iodine levels checked too based on your symptoms. Here, the spot urine test is regarded as the most accurate, but...
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