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Hello, i have red blotches in chest and neck, everytime i get excited, nervous, tense... some people say is stress urticaria, is it? thank you

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Blochy skin: It is very common for blotchy skin to come on in high stress or nervous situations. If they are not red, raised and intensely itchy then it is not hives or urticaria.

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A 30-year-old female asked:

Hello, I have hot red blotches in chest and neck, everytime i get excited, nervous, ... It isn't stress urticaria. What should I do to get better?

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Dr. Gregg Albers
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Stress Blotches: Stress urticaria cause blotches with bumps that look like mosquito bites. Others have increased blood vessel activity, and blotches on the face or neck, caused by stress hormones. Histamine release is the likely source for urticaria, which often causes itching. Reducing stress, how you react to stress, will make a difference.

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Last updated Mar 27, 2013

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