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My Face Gets Red And Hot
My face gets really red and really hot at times as do my ears. I don't think it's a rash. Can u tell me what could be causing this?
Rosacea?: You may be developing rosacea, a skin disease of unknown cause. It affects about 16 million people and often affects middle aged females of fair complexion. Many triggering factors are known including alcohol. I recommend the website, www. Rosacea. Org, which is a national organization devoted exclusively to people affected with rosacea. Also, a dermatologist is an excellent physcian to evaluate. ...Read more
After a few sips of beer my face gets very hot & red/purple. It calms down after a couple beers though. What causes this initial reaction?
Alcohol flush: Alcohol flush reaction (also known as asian flush syndrome, asian flush, asian glow, among others) is a condition in which an individual's face or body experiences flushes or blotches as a result of an accumulation of acetaldehyde, a metabolic byproduct of the catabolic metabolism of alcohol. ...Read more
Recently, whenever I run the L 1/2 of my face gets really hot/red (followed by nausea/headaches). What could cause this to occur in only the L side?
Is it normal for a 17yr to have hot flashes, only on 10mg of prednisone for SLE and my face barely gets red when there are hot flashes?
Red face: Your face has many blood vessels -- and many are close to the surface of your skin. This can increase as you age. They are very responsive to emotion like embarrassment, anger, etc. Because of your mind-body connection. Also some people have a condition called rosacea -- you get red face w/spicy foods, heat, alcohol, etc http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/rosacea-7/default. Htm. ...Read more
My son has been getting redness on face lately. It seems to happen when he gets hot indoors or out. Even with no rigorous activity. What could it be?
Heat makes...: ....Some people turn red. If he's not that way when he's cool, and if he's eating, drinking, peeing, pooping, and behaving normally, he is very likely fine. ...Read more
Can anybody give me a solution or quick fix to redness in my face, especially goin from hot to cold tempratures. From inside to outside, after golfing?
Your face is red...: From heat, physical exertion, and perhaps the sun. Try cooling your cheeks with a wet wash cloth before going in. What is happening is natural! ...Read more
What would cause my face to suddenly get hot and red? Redness lasts about 30 minutes body temp stays normal. Alergic reaction? This also happens sometime when I am in a stressful situation but most of the time I have no idea why
This: This may be nothing more than a dilation of blood vessels, flushing, in response to some environment or emotional event. An allergic reaction typically will last longer and have other symptoms, such as itching or pain. With out an exam it is difficult to assess and provide an accurate answer. See your physician as soon as possible for an exam. ...Read more
Yesterday, trying to cleaning my penis head, I flicked overly hot water onto it. This caused an itchy pain and redness. Should this heal naturally?
Yes: The skin though more sensitive then other areas will like any other. ...Read more
I occasionally get a hot flushed face, my skin feels tight during this, it takes around 30mins-1hr to go away. Once redness goes my skin feels tender?
Diagnosis first: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Can Xanax (alprazolam) cause hot redness in face and flushing at first? 2 days, whole body felt hot flashy, but had no fever! Will it go away after I quit meds?
Not common: But anything is possible especially if you have intolerance of certain medication. The only way to know is to stop it, wait a few days and then restart. If the same happens again, then you'll know what is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
What could cause an occasional hot sensation with redness & warm to touch on back of head and neck that lasts minutes hours or days?
Most hot and cold: Sensations involve misfiring or some sort of dysfunction of the sensory nerves of the skin. The sensations of redness and warmth to the touch suggest dilation of blood vessels...it almost sounds like a type of "hot flash." How old are you? Sometimes menopausal hot flashes are perceived in a localized part of the body vs generalized over the entire body. Review with your doctor to decide on tests ...Read more
Since I've been taking amoxicillin my face keeps getting hot, no redness and only slight elevated temp. No fever. Allergy?
Unlikely: Could be unrelated, but it doesn't sound like an allergy to the drug ...Read more
Red rash on genitals it's not itchy or painful it's on head and on sides no open sores just looks like redness after hot shower it's shiny?
This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Type of food: Facial flushing is often due to type of food eaten: flavored with msg; taking alcohol with meal or before; food allergy; hot/spicy foods. Following gastric surgery, eating foods high in sugar content may result in dumping syndrome with facial flushing. Monitoring type of foods eaten may help in identifying the source. ...Read more
Rosacea: Rosacea often flares when something causes the blood vessels in the face to expand, which causes redness. Things that cause a flare-up are called triggers. Common triggers are exercise, sun and wind exposure, hot weather, stress, spicy foods, alcohol, and hot baths. Swings in temperature from hot to cold or cold to hot can also cause a flare-up of rosacea. ...Read more
Arteriole Dilatation: With increased blood flow into capillaries, resulting in ↑ed red (blood) color & sense of heat. What is your question? ...Read more
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My face is red and really hot while the restbof my body is normal. I have done nothing to cause this.
Rosacea rosacea: Rosacea is a sking disorder that affects the face and cause redness and inflamation on face. This condition is autoimmune and can look like pimples and acne. There is other condition such as contact dermatitis or seborreic dermatitis that can put your face red with out affecting other part in body. ...Read more
I have problems with my face getting really red and really hot. Do you know what would cause it to do this?
Rash: Need to see a pic, can you perform a consult and send a pic? ...Read more
Why does my whole face get red and hot when I show any kind of emotion? Sometimes I can't even have people look at me.
Flushing or: Blushing a common and worldwide phenomenon. It is much easier to see in light completed skin. As to why you seem to have an exaggerated response may be best explored with a Psychologist. ...Read more
Sometimes my body will become very hot until my face bcomes red. It will happen out of a sudden like when I am in class. Why?
Hey. My left side of the face is still hot, it just feels hot it is not red. It least for couple of days. What does it mean? Please
Not much!: I do not think that that symptom alone by itself suggest anything remarkable. See an MD if it worsens or accompanied by other symptoms ...Read more
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
See your doctor: The most likely cause for unilateral symptoms of the type that you are describing would be an infection in that side of your face. Most likely would be a dental infection or a sinus infection. Please get examined by your doctor and if necessary by your dentist. Best wishes. ...Read more
Why sudenttly my face gets really hot and my checks turn red and I feel my bood burning? When this happens I am usually not doing anything I am 39 yrs
Rosacea?: It could be a variety of things - rosacea commonly causes these symptoms. Another possibility is ingestion of niacin - are you taking any vitamins that contain this? There are also more rare conditions and other medications that can cause this problem. I would see your Family Doctor for further evaluation ...Read more
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