Recent Rosacea Blog Posts

Hot on the tails of the recent paper about getting rosacea on areas other than your face comes this paper about rosacea related swelling and growth of the ear. This case report covers a patient who had an enlarged ear which was found to be caused by the same sort of rosacea growth seen in […]

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Rosacea Pictures: papules, pustules, red nose and acne

  Here are some photos of some rosacea flare ups from the year 2000. At that stage I was trying to work out whether they were caused by being too experimental with new treatments or trying to cut out the antibiotics too quickly. Being mostly fair skinned, a rosacea red nose stands out a mile […]

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Arnica Montana for Swelling and Bruising

In a recent Rosacea News article the highlighted LPDL treatment regime used Arnica pre- and post- treatment to reduce the bruising and swelling associated with pulse dye laser. The paper specifically mentioned SinEcch from Alpine Pharmaceuticals. Alpine Pharmaceuticals are promoting SinEcch as a natural homeopathic dose of Arnica Montana. I have to say that I […]

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measuring a swollen face (edema)

Written by on November 28, 2006 in swelling with 0 Comments

This paper details a new way that might prove useful in measuring facial edema (edema is the American English or oedema is the British English spelling). Interesting to note that they used sodium lauryl sulphate to induce irritant contact dermatitis.  Definition: edema – swelling of any organ or tissue due to accumulation of excess lymph fluid, […]

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This paper is stating that even though the latest versions of the Pulse Dye laser don’t produce the same amount of purple/black scabbing as previous versions, it can still produce a lot of redness, swelling and pain. I know that I looked like a koala with a black scabby nose after my pulse dye laser […]

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