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Is it normal for my face and ears to get red/hot after my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) starts wearing off?

Is it normal for my face and ears to get red/hot after my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) starts wearing off?

Maybe not related: The symptoms of one's face and ears getting hot and reddened after Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) wears off are not reported side effects associated with amphetamine-type medications. It is unlikely Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is the source of the symptoms. A primary care doctor can review one's other medications, over-the-counter drugs, vitamins, supplements, alcohol, illegal drugs, etc..., to see if there may be some interaction. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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When I take my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR my head started hurting hour later an it did not give me any energy I am add been on it off an on for over a year?

When I take my Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR my head started hurting hour later an it did not give me any energy I am add been on it off an on for over a year?

Not as effective: It could be a change in manufacturer or the same dose if not doing the job. I would talk to your prescriber about seeing if a new approach is needed. In addition, consider your sleep as without enough of it everything else can fall out of place! ...Read more

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Head has been feeling heavy off and on for the last 3 months. I am 31, on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir 30mg. No doctor will listen to me about my symptoms.?

Head has been feeling heavy off and on for the last 3 months. I am 31, on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) ir 30mg. No doctor will listen to me about my symptoms.?

It can be difficult: Depending on many things - location, socio-economics, sophistication, scarcity of services, etc - it can be hard to find adequate attention. Who put you on the Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)? Perhaps they can refer you to a therapist who can coach you on better assertiveness and how to communicate w/ Dr's effectively. Or find one yourself - it's a good support. You can find understanding. ...Read more

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Please respond I took about an ounce of robotussin and a 20 g of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 8 hours ago my head kind of hurts should I see doctor??

Please respond I took about an ounce of robotussin and a 20 g of adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 8 hours ago my head kind of hurts should I see doctor??

Please clarify: I'm sorry your head hurts. An ounce of Robitussin (guaifenesin) (with codeine or dextromethorphan?) equals 6 teaspoons. Why did you take this amount? Do you mean 20 milligrams of Adderall ie, one pill? Was it prescribed or did you take it to experiment? Both Robitussin (guaifenesin) and a 20 mg Adderall pill should be soon out of your system. If headache doesn't fade or worsens, see your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My 7 yr old son was just put on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 15mg. Very dilated pupils and tingly feeling in head. Is this maybe a reaction from too high of a dose?

My 7 yr old son was just put on Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) XR 15mg. Very dilated pupils and tingly feeling in head. Is this maybe a reaction from too high of a dose?

First dose?: I'm not so concerned about the pupils, but if this is how first day to days of medicine I would keep dosing and see how he does over the next day or two. How is he acting at home? What reports do his teachers have? How is he eating? It's hard to say much about the dose without knowing your child's weight, but this dose for his age could be ok. Followup with your doc who prescribed soon! ...Read more

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I notice when running I feel like superman. In my head I feel like I don't want to over due to the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Is this known as steroids to the brain?

I notice when running I feel like superman. In my head I feel like I don't want to over due to the adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine). Is this known as steroids to the brain?

No: But you could be getting a runner's high if you are running far enough. Check with you dr. About how far you should run given your health and meds.
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Red bumps some with puss and some like scabs and burn on back, neck, legs and face? Randomly showed up and irritating. Started taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)

Red bumps some with puss and some like scabs and burn on back, neck, legs and face? Randomly showed up and irritating. Started taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)

SEE YOUR DOCTOR: Either you are having some kind or allergic reaction to the medicine or you are developing a low immune system making you vulnerable for a skin staph infection either way you need to see your doctor for proper evaluation and treatment good luck ...Read more

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I have like a circle shape of redness on the right side of my head. Just above my ear. It doesn't itch, or hurt, and it's not really bumpy. What is it?

I have like a circle shape of redness on the right side of my head. Just above my ear. It doesn't itch, or hurt, and it's not really bumpy. What is it?

Don't know: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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My father has a large lump on the back of his head, parallel to his right ear, no redness but is causing pain. What could this be?

My father has a large lump on the back of his head, parallel to his right ear, no redness but is causing pain. What could this be?

Wen: You gave no age or evidence of trauma, but remember that skin gets bumps no matter where it is located. A visit to his family physician should help delineate possiblities. ...Read more

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I am experiencing rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

I am experiencing rash on face and purple rash around eyes. The following also describe me: Skin rash, Skin redness or irritation, Skin swelling. My rash is going away, but my skin is still very itchy and my ears are getting swollen.

Periorbital rash: May be infection like strep or may be lyme which can have a multitude of presentations. Could also be allergic reaction-new topical creams on face or soaps? Very rarely may be HSP variant (Henoch-Schonlein purpura) any joint pains/ lower extremity rash or dots? Keep hydrated. Would follow up with doc over next 24 -48 hours ...Read more

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Prescribed 60 mg a day adderal, female 180 lbs. It's making my head hot and pulse fast but only when it starts to wear off! Normal?

Prescribed 60 mg a day adderal, female 180 lbs. It's making my head hot and pulse fast but only when it starts to wear off! Normal?

Adderall Comedown?: Some people have a comedown off of adderall when either the drug effect has worn off or is wearing off. This can cause some to feel irritable, moody & wired (plus potentially quite tired). Please let your prescribing medical provider know about these possible side effects. ...Read more

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Bumps irritation redness and slight discoloration on penis head, help?

Bumps irritation redness and slight discoloration on penis head, help?

Balanitis: Balanitis is due to tiny amounts of urine under the foreskin. Wash it. Blot under the skin after passing urine. Castellani solution and Miconazole (clotrimazole) cream will help. Circumcision cures it and is easy to do. ...Read more

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I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

I have redness and small red spots on the head of my penis. What are they?

Possibilities: There is a possibility that it can be a sexualy transmitted disease but another possibility is pearly papules (photos can be seen using search engine - i.e. google images). These are benign not contagious and common so possibly nothing to worry about. If there is any question as to the cause see your MD. ...Read more

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I have been having burning fluid feeling inside head and face, when this happens my ear turns red, and it happens from front to back?

I have been having burning fluid feeling inside head and face, when this happens my ear turns red, and it happens from front to back?

? fever: These symptoms may be due to a viral upper respiratory tract infection with mild fever and head congestion. You should feel better taking TYLENOL (acetaminophen) and drinking sufficient fluids. See your Physician if symptoms worsen or persist longer than a few days. ...Read more

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My face is flushing, especially when I'm nervous, but It's always red, lips are also red, and sometimes even ears, and I feel hot too. What can I do?

My face is flushing, especially when I'm nervous, but It's always red, lips are also red, and sometimes even ears, and I feel hot too. What can I do?

Anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Some times no treatment is the best treatment. See your PCP for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Why suddenly and frequently the Right side of my face and Ear turn red n get very hot. I can be sitting down and somebody tells me wats wrong why red?

Uncertain: Flushing is not uncommon, and can be triggered by emotions or things that dilate blood vessels (warm drinks, alcohol, certain meds). The fact that it is only happening on one side of your face is a bit more unusual. I would probably get it checked out, especially if you have other neurological symptoms on that side (numbness, skin sensitivity, etc...) ...Read more

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I noticed 4 or 5 scabs on the head of my penis. No pain or itching. A little redness around them though. They're all within a quarter inch area right?

I noticed 4 or 5 scabs on the head of my penis. No pain or itching. A little redness around them though. They're all within a quarter inch area right?

HealthTap Prime.: You seem to be suffering from an unknown condition. First step is a diagnosis. Use HealthTap Prime so that you can interact with a doctor live & perhaps upload a photo of the scabs that you can review together. A doctor'll want to ask you questions about your sexual history & medical problems that run in your family. It's hard to speculate without knowing more information. Benign causes are possib ...Read more

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My ears and cheeks turn bright red and really hot, my face and neck turn bloatchy, red and hot when I've even took one sip of alchoal lately what's go?

My ears and cheeks turn bright red and really hot, my face and neck turn bloatchy, red and hot when I've even took one sip of alchoal lately what's go?

Alcohol is a: Vasodilator or vasoactive product, which can make the skin vessels of your head and body to dilate and increase blood flow in those areas. When blood flow increases, your skin appears red and hot, or blotchy. You may have develop a sensitivity to alcohol, or is the combination of alcohol with other vasodilators. Most likely you won't have problems if avoiding alcohol for a while. ...Read more

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Why does one side of my face and ear get red, hot and flushed?

Why does one side of my face and ear get red, hot and flushed?

Rosacea: The most likely diagnosis is rosacea, which can be asymmetrical in some people. Multiple treatment regimens are effective, but they all involve a low-dose antibiotic such as doxycycline, so you'll need to see a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali
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