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    Steve Johnson

    This is to warn those who get treated by or plan to go to Steve Johnson at TN for rosacea. He misdiagnosed my dermatitis as rosacea and gave me numerous agressive Txs leading to severe damage. This...
  2. Thread: Elidel

    by altria123
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    Elidel

    Hello ,

    I finally went to a new derm after my roscaea was going haywire. My skin was itchy, red and flaking and very tight. She looked at me and said that I had very dry skin and dermatitis which...
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    you might have an overlap of sebborheic...

    you might have an overlap of sebborheic dermatitis with rosacea based on your pic. Plz consult a dermatologist.

    dc
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    Hi Mistica, Thanks for your reply. I have a...

    Hi Mistica,

    Thanks for your reply. I have a consult with a laser derm tommorow. He has A Nd-Yag and V-beam. Most importantly, i want to get my skin texture right followed by hopefully some...
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    hi Mistica, I still have not undergone laser...

    hi Mistica,

    I still have not undergone laser genesis as yet. I am actually getting treated for Sebborheic dermatits near my beard and eyebrows. I was wondering whether I have suffered damage due...
  6. Thread: frustrated

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    hi arb 161, I too get IPLs from Dr Johnson....

    hi arb 161,

    I too get IPLs from Dr Johnson. How many Tx did you have ?. I have 25 IPL in 2 years but have around 50 % improvement. I can't afford to travel to TN and pay for more treatments. I am...
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    Laser Genesis

    I have undergone more than 20 IPL with decent reductions in redness. They were harsh on my face since I am olive skin. I am planning to undergo Laser genesis hopefully to rejuvenate my skin and...
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    hi, did you have vascular rosacea (type 1) or...

    hi,

    did you have vascular rosacea (type 1) or type 2 (p&p) type.

    thanks,

    dc
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    Plz help: Tight and Flaky cheeks: Not SD

    My skin on my cheeks are flaky. They do not itch. I thought it might be sebborheic dermatitis. tried a course of itraconazole. It did not clear it.

    So i assume its dry skin since my skin my face...
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    skin near beard area is red and itchy

    Hi,

    My skin near my beard area where is shave has become more red, irritated and itchy. Looks like dermatitis of some sort. I am cleansing with aveene extreme ,applying emu oil and taking...
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    fish oil or omega 3

    does fish oil or omega 3 capsules help dry rosacea skin.

    thanks

    dc
  12. Thread: Flaky skin

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    Thanks, which eucerin cream would you suggest....

    Thanks, which eucerin cream would you suggest. Tthere are many that i looked.

    Also can mineral make up powder concealer go over it.

    Regards,

    DC
  13. Thread: Flaky skin

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    Flaky skin

    hello everyone,

    I have started to notice that my cheeks is becoming flaky even though I moisturize with a drop of emu oil. How do I get rid of the flakiness without irritation. My cleanser aveene...
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    Time to Take its Effect

    hello,

    i was wondering how long does it take to see some significant effect of red light on rosacea. I am looking for reduction in redness. I have been using triple head acne lamp (all red) for 5...
  15. hi, what is CAP protocol melissa? Thanks....

    hi,

    what is CAP protocol melissa?

    Thanks.
    dc
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    hi, calendula gel works for me. i used it...

    hi,

    calendula gel works for me. i used it after every IPL..was recommended by my doc as well.

    hope this helps,

    dc
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    hi , i think it atkes time with red light...

    hi ,

    i think it atkes time with red light therapy sometimes months to see its effect. I have read some old posts and some even claim that it might be a year of daily use to see its max effect. ...
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    thanks for your reply..finally someone answered....

    thanks for your reply..finally someone answered. i have been using it for 5 weeks and have seen some reduction in overall redness as well with 10 mins/day.

    can you please tell me whether your...
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    Reduction in redness

    has anyone on the boards had success in reducing redness using the 660 red light array besides iowa david who had remarkable before and after pics.

    thanks

    dc
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    i have been using the triple head acne lamp for 4...

    i have been using the triple head acne lamp for 4 weeks. you might want to take it slow. i started the same, 20-25 mins and saw an increase in my bumps. i was adviced to cut it down to 8-10 mins/day...
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    EK1, you can pulse dose with azithromycin...

    EK1,

    you can pulse dose with azithromycin 250mg-500mg/3 times a week. it worked for my p&ps for 2 yrs.

    dc
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    Hi EK1, You can try macrolides, azithromycin...

    Hi EK1,

    You can try macrolides, azithromycin or clarithromycin, if tetracyclines are not working for you.

    DC
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    RLT and more papules

    I have been using RLT (triple head acne lamp) for 21/2 weeks for 20-25 mins. I like what it is doing to my skin. Skin is softer, redness seems less but I seem to be getting small red bumps (papules)...
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    Thanks a lot for yr help. Best DC

    Thanks a lot for yr help.

    Best

    DC
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    LLT on Doxycyline

    I was wondering whether it is ok to use doxycycline (80mg/day) while using LLT.

    Any advice would be helpful. I have been using LLT for 1 week now.


    Thanks.
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