I’m a, well, I don’t want to say “sufferer” or “victim” because that sounds way too serious for a condition that in the great scheme of things is pretty mild. But I have Rosacea. (I think. Dermatologists alternately diagnose me with “Rosacea” or “Seborrheic (sp?) dermatitis” depending on the phase of the moon. )
A breakthrough in the understanding of the cause of Rosacea is being widely reported today. Example:
My question to medical dopers: how soon are we likely to have a treatment for the condition? Do we already have approved or (what’s that term?) “off-use” drugs that can help?
I’ve been taking daily tetracycline for years, which seems to keep it under control, but I’d love to be able to stop. Of course, the “new” treatment might have more serious side effects than tetracycline.