Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Rosacea sufferers, if you have gut symptoms, see a gastroenterologist!

An analysis of the conditions that are found more frequently amongst rosacea sufferers has confirmed irritable bowl syndrome associated symptoms as more likely. In particular Crohns Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are found in statistically significantly more rosacea sufferers than the general population. What might this mean for your gut symptoms ?, well the researchers say […]

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Xifaxan and SIBO Treatment of Rosacea

Another paper investigating the link between Small Intestine Bacteria Overgrowth and rosacea symptoms has recently been published. Many of the results in this 2013 letter to the editor of JAAD confirm early discoveries from the 2008 paper from Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. The earlier paper concluded that ; This study demonstrated that rosacea patients have a […]

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Some more recent publicity from Internal Medicine News on the possible link between Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO) and Rosacea. In 2008 Rosacea News highlighted a paper that suggested that treating patients with rosacea and SIBO with Rifaximin would improve both their SIBO and rosacea symptoms. That posting has attracted a lot of interest, heading […]

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The St. Louis-Dispatch has an article today exploring the link between the overgrowth of small intestinal bacteria and rosacea symptoms for some rosacea sufferers. New way to treat skin disorder By Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 04/29/2010 … Weinstock is not a dermatologist. He’s a founding partner of Specialists in Gastroenterology in Creve Coeur. […]

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This sort of abstract just make me shake my head. If you read quickly you will think that this abstract suggests that Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) causes rosacea. What this abstract is saying that is that rosacea sufferers seem to have a higher incidence of SIBO than non rosacea sufferers. The secondary result is […]

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