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Doctors don't know what causes rosacea, but one theory is that it's a disorder of the blood vessels. Other theories suggest that it's caused by microscopic skin mites, fungus, psychological factors, or a problem with the connective tissue under the skin.

From: Your Skin and Rosacea WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Academy of Dermatology.  

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

SOURCE: American Academy of Dermatology.  

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on February 12, 2019

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