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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Fishburn
29 years experience Ophthalmology
Rosacea?: You may be developing rosacea, a skin disease of unknown cause. It affects about 16 million people and often affects middle aged females of fair compl ... Read More
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Red face: Your face has many blood vessels -- and many are close to the surface of your skin. This can increase as you age. They are very responsive to emotio ... Read More
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
Heat makes...: ....Some people turn red. If he's not that way when he's cool, and if he's eating, drinking, peeing, pooping, and behaving normally, he is very likel ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
This : This may be nothing more than a dilation of blood vessels, flushing, in response to some environment or emotional event. An allergic reaction typical ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anna Meyer
18 years experience Pediatric ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
With cold exposure?: I would ask first if your hands get cold and white, then blue and then when they get warm again, do they get red and tingling? Also i would need to kn ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrey Lev-weissberg
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Is it itchy?: If these symptoms have been occurring for a while you may be allergic to one of your medications or have another skin condition such as cold urticaria ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Various...: There are various possibilities for this. Either you might be developing a reaction to the soap you are using, the temperature of the water, or you ar ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Hypertension: Please get to a store or pharmacy tonight to check your blood pressure. This is a common sign of uncontrolled hypertension.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possibly viral: You may have a viral infection if this lasts less than a few days. If the problem is prolonged then you will need to see your doctor to get a work-up. ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Anderson
18 years experience Dentistry
Tooth abscess: Often a patient with an infected tooth will present with a fever, an aching ear, a sore throat, and migraine headaches. It is important to visit your ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
It's possible: Get thyroid blood tests done.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mara Fiorentino
35 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol is a : Vasodilator or vasoactive product, which can make the skin vessels of your head and body to dilate and increase blood flow in those areas. When blood ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be allergy,: Infection or inflammation etc. Go see your dr for reassurance. Take care!
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: when the symptoms are present to get a diagnosis.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jodi Ritsch
26 years experience Family Medicine
Rosacea?: It is difficult to guess without seeing your face but could be rosacea. See your doctor for topical cream that may help. Also try avoiding alcohol w ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Steinbach
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vasovagal: the face and neck are very expressive areas in most primates, including humans. Changes in color can be reactive to the environment ( e.g., chapped ch ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett King
15 years experience Dermatology
Gentle skin care: Hands often become dry and irritated in the winter and may become red as a result. Now that spring is here, your problem may improve. Regardless, you ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
43 years experience Family Medicine
Shouldn't: The red, swelling and heat of a contact dermatitis should resolve without residual skin changes. Using the same substance again will result in the sam ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hives: Sounds like mechanically (scratching) induced urticaria or hives and a phenomenon known as dermatographism. If this is new, often helpful to use a lo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Sun burn: get examined by a health care worker for this serous sun burn
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Dry skin : Place moisturizer every morning after you shower. Most likely the dry skin you are getting is from the lack of moisture in winter. This is common. ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks i've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomforta ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sensitive skin: Some people have sensitive skin and will get irritated with acne creams/gels and with acne washes. If a doctor prescribed the treatment, the doctor ca ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Dermatographia: Some people have really sensitive skin. If you scratch your skin, you will get a raised rash on the affected skin. There is nothing to do about this, ... Read More
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