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Flushing red and hot ears

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

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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 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 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Vasodilatation: While it is impossible to make the exact diagnosis, it is most likely an effect of alcohol causing opening up or widening temporarily of the facial bl ... Read More
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.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Haven't seen this: but it may relate to the fact that you list both oxycodone and hydrocodone as your medications. It is NOT a good idea to consume any alcohol while on ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Have it checked out: Difficult to say what that is. It could be mastoiditis with spread down the neck. At an rate, based on your description of it being "red hot", that su ... Read More

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