Rosacea caused by bacteria from tiny mites?

August 30, 2012

However, they did not understand why these mites would cause symptoms.

Now, a report in the Journal of Medical Microbiology says these mites carry a bacteria that spills out, causing the skin reaction.

The researchers found that people who suffered from rosacea had higher rates of these mites than people who did not have rosacea, meaning they are exposed to more bacteria.

That might explain why antibiotics can help clear up the condition.

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