A 30-year-old female asked:
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about a month ago, i started getting very visible goosebumps on my face (cheeks) when cold. they look like acne scars and go away once i warm up. cau?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Goosebumps: Goosebumps are an autonomic (sympathetic)response. Have other autonomic changes- like heart rate? Do you get goosebumps in arms? I am not quite sure why the changes , but our physiologic responses do change-has there been period changes? would check thyroid, check for autoimmune - ANA CRP/ sed rate DS DNA, cryoglobulin, check for eczema, early rosacea, foods, additive changes . f/u/ w/ derm
Answered on May 3, 2019
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