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roseacea what drugs

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roseacea what drugs
Submitted: 4 years ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 4 years ago.

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Doxycycline 100 mg orally daily for an extended period of time.

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In addition, as this often involves the eyes and eyelids you should do some home treatment.

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The best treatment for this condition daily lid scrubs combined with warm compresses. I like to use baby shampoo for lid scrubs. In the shower, place the shampoo on your index fingers, close your eyes, raise your eyebrows (to stretch the skin on your eyelids) and scrub back and forth along your eyelashes for 3 to 5 minutes. The hot water in the shower helps to soften the plugged oils in the glands while the mechanical scrubbing with your soapy fingers removes the oils.


 

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