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Face Flushing And Paroxysmal Nonconvulsive Episodes
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
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
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
What could be causing face flushing and all the sudden getting really tired. Checked sugar levels and they are good.
Many possible causes: If the fatigue is disabling and persists, you should go see your primary care physician. The causes can be many and range from Anemia, excessive stress, poor or inadequate sleep to depression. Flushing may or may not be related to fatigue, yet there are certain rare causes of flushing in a young person like endocrine tumors but the odds of that are low to begin with. ...Read more
Im 74 years old. I have had a recent diagnosis of parkinsons. Im suffering for exhaustion and face flushing which aren't symptoms of parkinsons.Help.?
Check medications: Have you started medicine for parkinsons? Medications can cause unusual symptoms. How were you diagnosed? What is your blood pressure? Did you have these symtoms before your diagnosis? Are you taking supplements? Anemia can cause exhaustion. If you have started medications let your doctor know immediately about your symptoms and especially about any other medications and supplements you take. ...Read more
See a doctor: Sorry I can't be more help. Your symptoms have many causes and will require a more thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Does it really help to take Benadryl when you are having face flushing from a cortisone shot on the second day?Is that just a sensitivity reaction?
35 year old female (history of Crohn's disease) with new facial flushing. Never happened before. No new meds, foods or skin products. Antihistamines and cold compresses not helping.
Unusual: Based on the info you provided, it's hard to say exactly what it is. If you are having any belly pain, i would be concerned that your flushing could be related to an evolving crohn's infection or fistula. Other ideas include an allergy, or even more rarely would be a type of a tumor called a neuroendocrine cancer. Make an appointment to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
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