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Dr. Stephen Abraham
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Flushing (Overview)

Flushing is a clinical finding in which blood rushes to an area of skin causing redness and warmth.


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What causes your cheeks to flush?

What causes your cheeks to flush?

Nerves: Signal originates in the brain, and might be influence by cortex (thought, visual, sense stimuli), hormones (estrogen, epinephrine, etc). ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Abraham
558 doctors shared insights

Flushing (Overview)

Flushing is a clinical finding in which blood rushes to an area of skin causing redness and warmth.


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How to flush THC in 2 werks?

How to flush THC in 2 werks?

Can't, really: There are many products on the internet which purport to flush thc and other drugs more quickly than your body would naturally do it. But there is no reliable product to do that. Thc is stored in fat. Depending on how often you use it, it can show up in urine for 30 days or more, and in hair for 90 days. If you're facing a drug test, best to stay clean -- that's best for your health also. ...Read more

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What are hot flushes?

What are hot flushes?

Hot Flushes: Sudden temporary sensation of heat experienced by some women during menopause and may be associated with reddening of skin. ...Read more

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Constant face flushing?

Constant face flushing?

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

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How to stop hot flushes?

How to stop hot flushes?

Meds: Most women need hormone meds to stop flashes it is possible that Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) may work but antidepressants only have limited success some people find that black cohosh or soy products help yoga may be helpful as well. ...Read more

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What is a carcinoid flush?

What is a carcinoid flush?

Vasodilation: Flushing is due to the release of peptides into the circulation that cause dilation of blood vessels. It is characteristic of carcinoid syndrome and can be very unsettling for the patient. ...Read more

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Does advair cause flushing?

Possible: It is an uncommon side effect but the salmeterol component of advair can cause some flushing. It is not a serious side effect, though. ...Read more

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What causes "face flushing"?

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 more

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How can you calm flushed skin?

A difficult question: Flushing could be due to a number of things. Rosacea is certainly one thing to consider. However, the flushing form of rosacea can be really tough to treat. Also, if you can associate the flushing with something in particular then that may help you come up with an answer. ...Read more