Alcoholic Nose? A term associated with a large, red nose thought to be a reaction from long alcohol dependency or abuse

The 'disorder' Alcoholic nose in medical terms is known as rhinophyma

Alcoholic nose or rhinophyma is a type of rosacea which is a skin disorder

The disorder results in redness, inflammation, and small, pus-filled bumps typically concentrated in the cheeks, nose, and chin

With a person having Rhinophyma, they may find these symptoms on their nose

The exact cause behind this is not known, many say it is a result of alcohol abuse

Some evidence state the cause to be a genetic and ethnic predisposition

As per some reports it typically runs in families of fair-skinned, European descent

Caucasian men aged 50-70 are the ones who tend to have this