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Rosacea is normally treated with oral tetracycline antibiotics, i.e. tetracycline, doxycycline, minocycline and topical antibiotics such as metronidazole, are usually the first line of defense prescribed by doctors to relieve papules, pustules, inflammation and some redness. Topical azelaic acid such as Finacea or Skinoren may help reduce inflammatory lesions, bumps and papules. Oral antibiotics may help to relieve symptoms of ocular rosacea. If papules and pustules persist, then sometimes isotretinoin can be prescribed. Isotretinoin has many side effects and is normally used to treat severe acne but in low dosages is proven to be effective against papulopustular and phymatous rosacea.
I suggest that you contact your nearest hospital in order to get details of a dermatologist in your area.
Dr Anrich Burger
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