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  1. Gabapentin can be quite helpful for flushing -...

    Gabapentin can be quite helpful for flushing - though better combined with hydroxychloroquine. You may well need to speak to a dermatologist with a particular expertise in using medications to treat...
  2. Thanks for posting this Brady - it's an excellent...

    Thanks for posting this Brady - it's an excellent site.

    I've found both Dermalogica Barrier Repair and Zhongzhou cream can help with IPL and laser damage.
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    IPL may have damaged the skin barrier so that...

    IPL may have damaged the skin barrier so that other irritants like sun damage could harm it more over time.

    Dermalogica barrier repair is very helpful to protect the skin (including when it's been...
  4. I would try applying Dermalogica barrier repair...

    I would try applying Dermalogica barrier repair to the area twice a day. ...
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    I agree with RedMage. When your rosacea seems...

    I agree with RedMage.

    When your rosacea seems really bad, it can be hard dealing with the associated anxiety or depression, and making appointments with different doctors can seem a big challenge....
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    Don't give up - I had to see several different...

    Don't give up - I had to see several different dermatologists to put together a medicine regime that works for me. If you tell people which country you are in, they may be able to recommend...
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    I was prescribed tretinoin cream a while ago by...

    I was prescribed tretinoin cream a while ago by the now retired dermatologist Prof Tony Chu. He suggested it can work best as the combined tretinoin and clindamycin gel in rosacea, because the skin...
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    Clonidine is not a very effective modern drug to...

    Clonidine is not a very effective modern drug to treat blood pressure issues. That's why I suggested some more effective drugs above. Clonidine does start working quickly, but its effect usually...
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    Clonidine can help with the redness and flushing,...

    Clonidine can help with the redness and flushing, though not with pustules and papules. But it can improve the appearance of skin lesions simply by taking some of the redness out of these flare ups....
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    This psychological technique was recommended to...

    This psychological technique was recommended to me by the New York dermatologist, Dr Alan Dattner, as he said his rosacea patients had benefited from it. It's called tapping or the emotional freedom...
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    There is a good list here of foundations for...

    There is a good list here of foundations for rosacea. I find Oxygenetix the best.

    https://www.whowhatwear.co.uk/best-foundations-for-rosacea/slide10
  12. I have also wondered whether PRP could help with...

    I have also wondered whether PRP could help with IPL/laser damage and rosacea. Botox is becoming a more conventional relief that can reduce redness for up to 6 months in the areas treated. Be...
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    I think the pricing is fair and comparable with...

    I think the pricing is fair and comparable with Prof Chu. She can see you via telephone (possibly video call) at the moment if you speak to her secretary. You'd have to ask her PA if she has any...
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    Dr Charakida seems good so far - she focuses on...

    Dr Charakida seems good so far - she focuses on using a wide range of medicines for rosacea not lasers.

    I would be very wary of using lasers or IPL on rosacea. Even people who initially...
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    I'm not sure why you've picked out Anne Farrell...

    I'm not sure why you've picked out Anne Farrell in particular? Does she have any particular expertise in rosacea?

    Dr Charkida is taking over most of Professor Tony Chu's patients and following...
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    Thanks Brady. I am not sure why they have made...

    Thanks Brady.

    I am not sure why they have made the packages of the original and cosmetic versions so similar now. But I am certain that having ordered the Original version, the version I received...
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    I ordered Original Zhongzhou from Demodex...

    I ordered Original Zhongzhou from Demodex Solutions. However, it did not say 'Original Zhongzhou' on the packaging when it arrived unlike on the website picture. To me, it seems like it is the...
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    Brady - you may be right. Another Chinese...

    Brady - you may be right. Another Chinese supplier may be copying the original silver box with slightly different ingredients (or indeed it could be more similar to a version of the cosmetic cream)....
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    I agree - until the last two containers of the...

    I agree - until the last two containers of the original Zhongzhou substance I bought it was more ointment like as you say. Now it seems creamy, rather like the cosmetic version - which I have bought...
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    For clarity this is the type I am using....

    For clarity this is the type I am using.
    https://demodex.co.uk/product/zinc-oxide-and-sulfur-sublimate-ointment/
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    Zhongzhou cream

    I wondered if anyone else had noticed that the original version of Zhongzhou cream appears to have changed its ingredients. I am still buying the original not the cosmetic version. However it now...
  22. Hi Fiugs There is a good erythromelalgia...

    Hi Fiugs

    There is a good erythromelalgia clinic led by Professor Chris Denton at Royal Free Hospital in London. Professor Jill Belch at Dundee University was a leading expert on the condition as...
  23. A spray bottle can be quite a good way to calm a...

    A spray bottle can be quite a good way to calm a flush if it is mild. I use this brand:...
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    Laser treatment isn't regularly offered on the...

    Laser treatment isn't regularly offered on the NHS for rosacea anymore. I don't think it's a sensible approach anyway when you have tried medicine options.
  25. Do you take this as a liquid mixed in water?

    Do you take this as a liquid mixed in water?
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