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Calling all rosacea runners....

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Sep 2012
8:08pm, 24 Sep 2012
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FRU (KeepTheFaith)
Hard to say.. mine has really been active in the last couple of years, I guess now I am used to it pleased that it has reacted well to the oils I'm using - is worse after hot sweaty runs - probably a reaction to salty sweat that is unavoidable on long runs. I'm now in good habits with sunlotion too.
Sep 2012
8:20pm, 24 Sep 2012
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FRU which website did you get your magic oil from? I've suffered from this for a couple of years and would like to give this a try
Nov 2013
10:42pm, 9 Nov 2013
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Brighouse Boy
Interesting stuff on here. I have recently started to suffer from rosecea for the last 3-4 months or so, but it is getting quite bad on my forehead and around the "shaving area" on my face. I've been to the GP and he's had me on 2 months worth of Erythomycin. This cleared the spots up within a week but now after 6 weeks, they are back and worse than ever. I've tried more or less cutting out alcohol, reducing caffeine, avoiding hot, spicy foods etc but I am now worried that I may also have to give up running, which would be pretty catastrophic for my feeling of well being.

Any thoughts on what I should do next? I'm thinking of being referred to a Dermatologist for some specialist help and advise. Is this a good idea?

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After a bought of fatigue earlier in the year another conditions reared up and I was just wondering ...

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