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Was this all done at home on your own?
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I do not believe that this is rosacea from what you have posted.
At this point, I feel it is time for you to stop dealing with this at home, putting tea oil on it etc and see your primary care MD for evaluation and treatment.
You do not wan to end up with permanent scarring or other damage....
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Then it is time to seek expert consultation. I suggest you go to a Teaching Hospital and consult with a Professor of Dermatology.
Can you attach the photos here? How tall are you? How much do you weigh? Any weight change? Does anything make it better or worse? Any other symptoms? Are you aware of anything which might have triggered it? Any medical problems? Any surgeries? Any other medications including over-the-counter pills and herbs? Any family medical history?
It is not rosacea. It could be skin infection (bacterial, fungal, etc.) because damaged skin is more susceptible to microbes plus you haven’t used sterile roller (needles) every time.
Dermaroller shows a relatively short recovery period (two to three days) and a very low risk for post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. If it is sterilized, it is unlike Dermaroller causes it. The peel could have caused the problem together with the needling. One report said some patients developed postinflammatory hyperpigmentation, but resolved within three months. Rarely it may last several months. So you should take care of the area with moisturizer. You may use titration cream nightly.
You should try to use DML Forte or Aquaphor. http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/otolaryngology/specialty_areas/facial_plastic_reconstructive_surgery/patient_information/_forms/chemical_peels_after_care.pdf