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Thread: Rosacea misdiagnosed as KP - is that possible/likely/normal?

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    Default Rosacea misdiagnosed as KP - is that possible/likely/normal?

    So I went to see another derm today, and he said that he didn't think that I had rosacea but instead have keratosis pilaris faceii with associated redness (apparently similar redness to rosacea). Anyone know anything about this? He said that the initial treatment's the same from a laser perspective (he preferred to start with vbeam on me first to see how that goes, then see whether IPL's necessary).

    I'm just so confused.....

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    Yes, this is not uncommon. I suggest you read my editorial at this url >

    http://tinyurl.com/77y9s
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