Bulbous Nose SurgeryMarch 3, 2020
What is rhinophyma?
Rhinophyma is a skin disorder that causes the nose to enlarge and become red, bumpy, and bulbous. It is thought to result from untreated, severe rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin condition that causes facial redness on the nose and cheeks, rhinophyma mainly affects fair-skinned men aged 50 to 70 years. Although commonly believed to be due to alcohol, there is no link between rhinophyma and excessive drinking. There's no known way to prevent rhinophyma. However, some factors can increase blood flow to the surface of your skin and aggravate rosacea symptoms.
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1What is the treatment for Rhinophyma?
Treatment of rhinophyma
topical and oral antibiotics to reduce inflammation and redness, such as metronidazole, sulfacetamide, tetracycline, erythromycin (Erythrocin Stearate), and minocycline (Minocin)
topical medications that help minimize inflammation, such as tretinoin (Retin-A) and azelaic acid (Azelex)
2What is the cause of Rhinophyma?
Rhinophyma is a skin disorder that causes the nose to enlarge and become red, bumpy, and bulbous. It is thought to result from untreated, severe rosacea, a chronic inflammatory skin condition that causes facial redness on the nose and cheeks.
3What is a drinker's nose?
Rhinophyma, or alcoholic nose, causes the nose to be swollen, red and bumpy in appearance. ... Alcohol nose, or drinkers nose, is a skin condition commonly characterized by a bumpy, red or swollen appearance of the nose and cheeks.۲۵ مرداد ۱۳۹۸
4Can Rhinophyma be reversed?
There is currently no cure for rhinophyma, and the symptoms can return after surgery. Long-term medication and other treatment options, such as regular dermabrasion, may help. Treating rhinophyma as early as possible will give the person the best chance of avoiding permanent disfigurement and prolonged symptoms.