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A 22-year-old member asked:

21 yo male. for a few years i frequently get flushed skin. when hot, stressed, eating a big meal, sex, my chest gets blotchy red and hot. its especially bad after exercise sex or drinking. is this a blood pressure problem? not overweight

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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 41 years experience
Flushing: The blood vessels on the surface of the skin can widen and produce the flush. Please see your doctor. Some people are more prone to this than others. A dermatologist or nutritionist may be helpful after seeing your primary care doctor. Peace and good health.
Last updated Dec 9, 2019

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