The People's Perspective on Medicine
Close up of face with acne rosacea
Acne Rosacea (rosacea)

Can You Clear Rosacea with Dandruff Shampoo?

me readers find that dandruff shampoo can help clear rosacea symptoms of redness and pimples. They use it as a face wash.

The word antibiotics surrounded by pills and a stethescope
Acne (pimples)

Do Dermatologists Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics?

Were you ever prescribed antibiotics for a cold? What about acne? Millions of teenagers may have received too many antibiotics. Are there long-term effects?

Woman with facial mask of milk of magnesia
Acne Rosacea (rosacea)

Will Milk of Magnesia on Your Face Ease Rosacea?

You might find, as other readers have, that putting milk of magnesia on your face overnight can help clear the redness of acne rosacea.

Close up of face with acne rosacea
Acne Rosacea (rosacea)

Will Black Pepper Make Rosacea Worse?

Some people find that eating food with pepper or other spices can make rosacea worse. Could extra veggies and beans help calm it?

two bottles of Milk of Magnesia (MoM) laxative
Acne (pimples)

Milk of Magnesia (Magnesium) Solves Rosacea and Acne

Topical magnesium in the form of milk of magnesia or Epsom salts has been surprisingly effective for skin blemishes and acne rosacea.

A bottle of Selsun Blue dandruff shampoo, under-breast rash with dandruff shampoo
A bottle of Selsun Blue dandruff shampoo, under-breast rash with dandruff shampoo
A bottle of Selsun Blue dandruff shampoo, under-breast rash with dandruff shampoo
A bottle of Selsun Blue dandruff shampoo, under-breast rash with dandruff shampoo
Acne Rosacea (rosacea)

Magnesium Supplement Relieved Rosacea

Magnesium worked to ease symptoms of acne rosacea.

epsom salts
face with rosacea (creative commons 2.0 original authors M. Sand, D. Sand, C. Thrandorf, V. Paech, P. Altmeyer, F. G. Bechara)