Rosacea Triggers

Rosacea can flare after drinking a glass of wine, spending time outdoors on a bitterly cold day, or exercising. Anything that causes rosacea to flare is called a “trigger.” While there are many known triggers for rosacea, what triggers rosacea in one person may not trigger it in another. The key to avoiding flare-ups from triggers is to learn what triggers your rosacea and try to avoid the triggers.

The following links take you to pages that offer tips from dermatologists that can help you deal with common rosacea triggers without severely limiting your life.

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Dermatologists recommend that rosacea sufferers keep a journal to find out what triggers their rosacea. Be sure to note foods, skin care products, activities, and even medications that cause your rosacea to flare.



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