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What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

Algae Blood: Red tide refers to an algal bloom that accumulates rapidly some associated with the production of natural toxins, depletion of dissolved oxygen or other harmful effects, generally described as harmful algal blooms. Humans can become seriously ill from eating oysters and other shellfish contaminated with red tide toxin. Not all are red and not all vary with the tides. ...Read more

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What could cause redness on my skin?

What could cause redness on my skin?

Lots of things: Any type if stimulus to the skin can cause it to turn red. ...Read more

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What can cause redness on the outside of my iris?

What can cause redness on the outside of my iris?

Iris abnormalities: Unfortunately this is a question that requires a recommendation to have a slit lamp examination of the front of the eye. Possibilities include but are not limited to iris blood vessels, pathological iris blood vessels, iris rumors, iris moles, blood, foreign body. Seek ophthalmological advice. ...Read more

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What is the least ablasive laser type that doesn't cause redness ?

What is the least ablasive laser type that doesn't cause redness ?

Ablative LASER: Ablative generally refers to burning or destruction. The LASERs recognized as ablative are CO2 and Erbium but any LASER or even IPL used incorrectly can cause skin damage. First question is your goal? If your goal is not to get redness, then I recommend that you do not get any light-based treatment. LASERs are prescriptive, medical treatment and must be performed under physician's care only. ...Read more

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Does cellulitis itch? Also, does the redness it causes come and go?

Does cellulitis itch? Also, does the redness it causes come and go?

Cellulitis: The term literally means inflammation of the skin. Inflammation produces pain (itching is a subliminal form of pain), redness, warmth and hardness of the area. Do not know, since cannot see, what your area of involvement is, but if it does not clear up see a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes recurring redness on only one facial cheek, been going on for two years now.?

What causes recurring redness on only one facial cheek, been going on for two years now.?

Facial redness: The auriculotemporal nerve supplies salivary and sweat glands as well as bloods vessels in the face. When eating highly flavoured food, the nerves stimulate the flow of saliva to aid digestion. After injury, it is thought that these nerve impulses are "misdirected" to stimulate skin blood vessels and sweat glands rather than salivary flow. The result is facial redness and sweating. Usuall one side. ...Read more

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I'm having reoccuring eye pain and redness, what could be causes?

I'm having reoccuring eye pain and redness, what could be causes?

From: Internal eye pressure issues, to inflammatory eye conditions to viral or bacterial infections, you only have 2, go and have them checked by ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What causes. Eye. Redness?

What causes. Eye. Redness?

Permanent?: Dry eyes (from reduced tear production) are the most likely cause but exposure to any irritant can do the same. Try some artificial tear 3 to 4 x daily. See eye doctor if not improved after a couple of weeks. I assume that there is no itching. ...Read more

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What can cause this and it gets worse when I get hot or mad the redness of my face.

What can cause this and it gets worse when I get hot or mad the redness of my face.

Red face: Your face has many blood vessels -- and many are close to the surface of your skin. This can increase as you age. They are very responsive to emotion like embarrassment, anger, etc. Because of your mind-body connection. Also some people have a condition called rosacea -- you get red face w/spicy foods, heat, alcohol, etc http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/rosacea-7/default.Htm. ...Read more