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Hey, my hands and arms get reddish purple a lot of times often times in awkward situations and also my face turns red and both of these are very embarrassing for me. i am a red head and have pale skin but my brother has red hair and pale skin just like me

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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: Raynauds,can cause red skin skin color changes when exposed to a cold or temperature changes. Some people can get color changes with her face and extremities from vasodilation are vasoconstriction from stress and anxiety. Make physician appointment for specific diagnosis and treatment
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