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Flushing = sudden redness of skin.
Flushing: Complicated question. Any other symptoms? First i would want to know if you have high BP and if it is controlled or diabetes. Your doctor may want to check some blood tests or even a urine test. There is a syndrome called carcinoid syndrome that can cause flushing, need to check urine for that. Also would make sure thyroid normal. ...Read more
Flushing = sudden redness of skin.
Facial flush origin: Dilatation of facial arterial or arteriole supply will result in facial flushing: it may be a normal response to environmental or social interaction, and may be a normal event. If it is persistent or occurs very frequently, one should have a physical examination to evaluate the possibility of underlying hypertension or hormone producing mass or dysfunctional organ. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wine: Wine causes facial flushing by one of two mechanisms. Any alcohol can cause this if a person as a deficiency in aldehyde dehydrogenase, which leads to the build up of aldehyde after alcohol ingestion. This will cause facial flushing. Also, wine in particular, has substances within it it, such as sulfites/histamines/tyramine, which can cause facial flushing. ...Read more
Extremely unlikely: Most patients do not have symptoms until their kidney functions are down to 10-20% of normal and most often they will have vague, nonspecific symptoms such as fatigue and loss of appetite. Many patients will have elevated blood pressure and some may show signs of fluid retention as their renal function continue to deteriorate. Hot flashes, however, are usually not caused by impaired kidneys. ...Read more
It requires medcheck: Flushing of the face and chest occurs in a condition called carcinoid syndrome. But it is usually accompanied by frequent Diarrhea. How are your bowel movements?. if you are having any other symptoms besides redness you should go see your doctor for his/her assessment and physical examination and check your liver. ...Read more
Rare symptoms: Usually not, but can happen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Maybe neither: Why take the mindset that one reaches for a pill either allopathic or naturopathic for a natural condition of womankind? I would counsel starting with avoiding triggers like alcohol/heat, then progress to dietary control. There are several anti-inflammation diet books out there which can be helpful. Or consider therapies like yoga to strengthen the mind-body before reaching for pills. ...Read more
Genetic variant: Some people have a genetic variant of an enzyme that metabolizes alcohol. The aldh2 gene regulates the production of the enzyme aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 that transforms acetaldehyde into acetic acid. The aldh2*2 variant is common in individuals of east asian descent (45-50%), but is extremely rare in most non-asian populations. When drinking alcohol, these people flush, have tachycardia, etc, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Serious: You do not seem to have asked a question. If the signs and symptoms you describe are yours, strongly suggest you see a nephrologist (kidney specialist) asap. Blood in the urine suggests dysfunction of the glomerulus (part of the kidney), tuberculosis or tumor. Hyponatremia can be due to multiple factors but in this instance suggests kidney dysfunction. Please see someone soon. ...Read more
Symptoms:nauseous, dry heaves, throwing up, loss of appetite, fever, hot and cold flashes, migraines, flushed skin, & uncontrollable shakes.Diagnosis?
Sick: You have listed a number of symptoms describing an illness that could represent a viral stomach flu. Food poisoning could be considered. Headache and nausea are also symptoms that could represent meningitis. In any case, a diagnosis can't be made without proper history and exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer