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I've started taking magnesium and vit B6 tablets and have since had two spells of dry flushing on face, arms and chest. Could the tabs cause this?

I've started taking magnesium and vit B6 tablets and have since had two spells of dry flushing on face, arms and chest. Could the tabs cause this?

Very unlikely: When given IV magnesium can cause a warm flushing sensation deep within, not on the skin, but i've never heard of this happening with oral magnesium as one doesn't get a high level in the blood at once. B6 will not cause this. The only vitamin that causes flushing is b3 in the Niacin form (not as niacineamide) so this is almost certainly a coincidence unless it's an unusual reaction to excipients. ...Read more

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Flushing (Definition)

Flushing is a clinical finding in which blood rushes to an area of skin ...Read more


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My face is constantly flushed, and i'm often feeling heated?

My face is constantly flushed, and i'm often feeling heated?

If the flushing...: ...Is constant, as you say, you need to see your doctor to make sure you don't have an underlying problem, such as abnormal secretion of one of the hormones that can trigger flushing. If the flushing is episodic, the most common cause is rosacea, which any dermatologist will be able to treat for you. ...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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What in wine causes face flushing?

What in wine causes face flushing?

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

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What causes "face flushing"?

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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What would cause a flushed face. No other symptoms. ?

What would cause a flushed face. No other symptoms. ?

Facial flushing: Facial flushing can be due to intense emtions, such as anger or embrassment. Too much alcohol, caffeine, medicaions, including niacin, can cause it too. Medical conditions such as emphysema, carcinoid syndrome and mastocytosis can do that to you. If it’s happening without any identifiable causes, it would be a good idea to get checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of TMJ? And can TMJ cause one side of my face to flush and feel ho

What are the symptoms of TMJ? And can TMJ cause one side of my face to flush and feel ho

TMJ dysfunction: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Starting yesterday out of no where the right side of my face turns flushed and hot, it will stop after a while then come back, what can cause this?

Starting yesterday out of no where the right side of my face turns flushed and hot, it will stop after a while then come back, what can cause this?

Vague: You might want to start a journal and write down what activities, foods, meds, supplements, etc. you had and did yesterday. Also note if it appears again and the longevity and severity of the problem. Would not hurt to see a Dr. ...Read more