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Health Tip: Help Tame Rosacea Flares

Health Tip: Help Tame Rosacea Flares

07/17/13

(HealthDay News) -- The heat of a barbecue grill can make rosacea flare, but taking a few precautions can help you tame symptoms.

The National Rosacea Society offers these suggestions:

  • Try not to stand right in front of the grill. Use long-handled tongs and spatulas.
  • Avoid marinades (which may contain ingredients that can irritate skin), and use herbs and spices to season meat. Or cook with hickory or mesquite wood chips.
  • Stay cool by chewing ice chips, spraying your skin with cool mist from a water bottle, or keeping a cold, wet towel around your neck.
  • Protect yourself from the sun with a wide-brimmed hat.
  • Wear sunscreen and take rosacea medication as directed by your doctor.
  • Ask someone else to grill, if possible.
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Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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