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A 16-year-old female asked:

Lately my face gets really red whn i exercise.running with humid temp. my upper leg got warm red a bit itchy but the lower leg not my body not regulat?

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Normal to get flush: red face from vigorous exercise as circulation is increased to your face, arms, legs and torso. It may not be the best to run in humid temperature if it's very hot, and you must hydrate as much as possible to not get dehydrated even in humidity. If your upper leg gets itchy, you may be releasing histamine during your intense exercise.Not sure I'm answering your question completely.Please resubmit.

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Last updated May 23, 2015

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