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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Vasodilation: Reflex dilation of tiny skin blood vessels there cause redness,flushed and burning sensations. Causes include emotional factors, blood pressure and te ... Read More

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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
24 years experience Endocrinology
Allergies: Angioedema or allergies..Try to identify food/ environmental things that caused reaction ..Allergy testing can help.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Local inflammation: You may have an infection which results in skin flushing. If you have ear pain, difficulty swallowing, or trouble breathing please see your PCP. If th ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hot ear: I am an accupuncturist. It is not uncommon for the ear to become bright red and hot when needles are placed there. It is a localized release of heat - ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possibly flushing: This could simply be flushing, or blushing, some people seem to do this more in their ears. If it is painful for a while, you could be showing signs ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
This is due : To increase blood flow to the ears especially when you are blushing , stressed or nervous.Increase blood flow causes the skin to feel warm or hot and ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Rosacea: The most likely diagnosis is rosacea, which can be asymmetrical in some people. Multiple treatment regimens are effective, but they all involve a low- ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Vasodilation: The outer ear or pinna has a rich blood supply and sometimes, the nerves that dilate (expand) those blood vessels (branches of the vagus nerve) become ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajeeb Titus
29 years experience Family Medicine
Red ears and allergy: Yes, food allergies can cause those symptoms but it does call for a medical evaluation.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Vasodilation: This type of flushing is caused by dilation of the tiny blood vessels in those regions. Heat, spices, embarrassment are some precipitating factors. If ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Likely okay: If you are sleeping in a warm room, night sweating may have an environmental explanation. However, do keep your appointment with your doctor.

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