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Face Flushing And Paroxysmal Nonconvulsive Episodes
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
You can't!: I'm not even sure pre-rosacea is a diagnosis, but flushing is simply dilated facial skin capillaries in response to emotional triggers, certain foods, alcohol, or other causes not completely understood. Rosacea is characterized by vascular and follicular dilation involving areas of the face and nose; it can be mild to severe, can can involve sebaceous hyperplasia, pustules, and bacterial cofactors. ...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
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
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
I noticed short(1s) heart rate squizzes (not palpitations) followed by face flushing, hot feelings and sweatings. What can cause this?
Pain in back of head on right side right at the base of head/neck. Worse w alcohol. Also right sided facial flushing heart palps and random sob?
Dysautonomia - MVP : You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more
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
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
My husband has had a fever, facial flushing, and body aches on and off for three weeks. What could this be?
It could be time...: to get him to a physician, UC clinic or ER for evaluation and treatment- why would either of you wait 3 weeks and then write an online question: get medical attention-TODAY! ...Read more
I'm 18 and experience hot flashes and facial flushing every night. No doctor I have seen has any answers. What could this be?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more