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Red Hot Blotchy Skin
Why does my skin become hot and red randomly. Mostly my one ear, chest, cheeks? Legs? It gets red hot and blotchy out of no where
Is it itchy?: If these symptoms have been occurring for a while you may be allergic to one of your medications or have another skin condition such as cold urticaria. See if your symptoms occur around the time of taking your medication or are related to exposure to cold. Is your rash itchy and how long does it last? If it does not go away in minutes see your doctor right away so that a precise diagnosis can m ...Read more
Red, blotchy skin and very itchy. Starts appearing in the summer (but not every summer) and hot temperatures. Is it something to be worried about?
Prickly Heat rash: This usually occurs from excessive sweating in the summer and blockage of the sweat glands. If you exercise, try to do so in cooler environments. Wear clothing that clothing that wicks away sweat. Avoid oils and lotions. You can use calamine lotion or Hydrocortisone ointment/creams for the itchiness. ...Read more
I stopped drinking for a month and now that i've started again i get red hot face and hot blotchy chest every time i drink.Why and should I be scared?
allergy?: You should stop drinking what ever it is.... ...Read more
What causes skin flushing on neck cheeks and ears!!! I'm at a loss! The red spots get super hot and blotchy! ?
Flushing: In most instances, flushing is genetically predetermined, which means that your are either a flusher or you are not. There is no real problem in being a flusher. In rare circumstances when it becomes intolerable, there are medications which may be used to lessen the problem but there is no cure. ...Read more
What causes a rash, red, blotchy, then solid red, on trunk, chest. Not itchy.Hot. No new products on skin or injested.
See Dr.: Unfortunately, rashes are almost impossible to diagnose over the computer. There are multiple causes of rashes, ranging from various allergies to diseases such as lymes, etc. The rash could be somehting simple or something associated with an other underlying condition. See a dr. To get a clinical exam, as the majority of rashes are easy to treat once properly diagnosed. Goodluck. ...Read more
Red blotchy skin, "not a rash" I'm a pretty healthy teenage boy but when I take a shower or go outside on a hot day my legs get red splotches all over?
CholinergicUrticaria: Cholinergic urticaria is a form of hive which develops in response to a physical trigger, such as drastic temperatures, hot showers, sunlight, emotional distress, exercise and occassionally viral infectons. When this condition becomes chronic (recurrent, frequent), daily medications such as Zyrtec or Xyzal (levocetirizine) can be used for prevention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can lupus cause palms of hands and feet to get real red/blushed , sometimes blotchy and sometimes they feel "prickily" when they are red/hot.
Neuropathy: It is possible. However blotchy prickly hands or feet with hot sensation are not specific findings of a particular disease. Other conditions like raynaud phenomenon or autonomic nervous system dysfunction or neuropathy can cause this presentation. Consider checking your sugar and vitamin B12 levels. Please check with your physicians for proper diagnosis and treatment. I hope you feel well soon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My skin is extremely itchy and hot, and tiny bumps and red/purple/black blotchy bruises appeare after it stops itching. What could it be? Please help?
Why is my head always red hot? what Is wrong with me? Can I get help? I have been told my throid is Normal.
Psychological eval.: Your symptom suggests a psychiatric source. If you are feeling emotionally unwell this is more evidence that the source is in the mind. The mind-body connection is real and mental disturbance can cause all sorts of abnormal bodily sensations including severe pain. Another possibility would be a genetic dysautonomia, but this is rare and would have many additional symptoms.Have a mental health eval ...Read more
I get red hot splotches on my skin when I'm hot. It's probably not dangerous, although inconvenient. Is there anything I can take to help with this?
I have been experiencing swelling of lower ext. along with blotchy redness of the skin that's warm to the touch.
Green head fly bite area is getting larger over the last 2 hours and is red hot and itchy. When should I be concerned and request treatment ?
Deer fly: That sounds like a deer fly bite -which can be painful. They can cause allergic reactions - and depending on your history of allergy you may need to be exceptionally careful. If it's not getting better, then you need to get evaluated. Warning signs would be feeling lightheaded, breathing problems, the development of hives, nausea/vomiting, rapid heart rate etc. Try some ice and maybe Benadryl (diphenhydramine) now ...Read more
Skin often feels hot.Doesnt take much for me to feel red/hot;a little to warm clothes, a hot room etc.Hormon, hyperthyrose, and cortisoltests ok.What?
This should help : www.rightdiagnosis.com/sym/flushing.htm list of 238 disease causes of flushing, patient stories, diagnostic guides, 615 drug side effect causes, 362 drug interaction causes. Diagnostic checklist, medical ... Obviously the list is nothing short of humongous. I think if you work with that with your doctor however you should be able to pinpoint the problem. The diagnostic checklist is particularly impressive. Best wishes for a happy new year. ...Read more
Normal for my baby's skin to become very red & hot after applying mupirocin? Allergic? Been on it for 2 weeks & "eczema" patch has spread so much.
I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun) .on chest, neck, and face. randomly. it just turns blotchy ?
There are many: potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more
Yesterday i had an instant reaction to cephalexin500mg (1st dose). Taken antibiotic b4 w/o issues.Red hot skin/sev itch/weez-now rxclindomycin. Scared?
No: The symptoms you describe are certainly consistent with an allergic reaction to cephalexin, but should be discussed in detail with your doctor. If this is determined to be an allergic reaction, you should avoid all members of the cephalosporin class of antibiotics, and probably the penicillins as well. Clindamycin belongs to a different class; allergy to cephalosporins doesn't put you at risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Facial skin condition since age3- comes & goes.Red, hot, itchy, painful, bubbly, prominent, eventually scabby, disappears 2-3wks.What is it?Doctors stumped!
Plplease see: Please see dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This is probably one of the many photodermatoses. ...Read more