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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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I just had pituitary adenoma removed. What would cause hot flushed face?

I just had pituitary adenoma removed.  What would cause hot flushed face?

Pituitary adenoma: Pituitary adenomas a benign tumors that off compress the pituitary gland and cause imbalance of the hormones. After surgery the hormones can be further disrupted from manipulating the gland when removing the tumor. Alternatively, an infection could arise in the surgical operative site. It is important to see your surgeon to determine the cause of the hot flashes and flushing. ...Read more

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Will 50mg prednisone cause hot flushed face 5day course taking with cefuroxime for bronchial infection is this dangerous and need visit to dr again?

Prednisone: The use of corticosteroids in bronchitis may be problematic, and is a clinical judgement call by the doctor seeing you. It can cause your flushed face and other potential complications. Since acute bronchitis is so seldom bacterial (>95% viral) am not sure why you are being treated with antibiotics either. Yes, you might want to visit with your doctor or get a second opinion from another. ...Read more

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Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

Face is dry, tight, swollen, red, and itchy. What could be the cause and soothe the problem?

If allergy, antihis: If allergy, then antihistamine. Other conditions would be treated by other methods. The possible list is long and will only be determined by exam. ...Read more

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Any possible way to reduce facial flushing/redness after a shower ? What about redness on cheeks from acne scar during a normal day?

Any possible way to reduce facial flushing/redness after a shower ? What about redness on cheeks from acne scar during a normal day?

Facial flush. Acne: Try reducing the heat in your shower water. The redness in your cheeks can be reduced longterm with a treatment like ipl (intense pulsed light) or nd:yag laser. The most effective treatment for you can be determined after consultation with a facial cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have large red patches on the back of my calves. The skin is hot and tight, and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps. Itchy.

I have large red patches on the back of my calves.  The skin is hot and tight,  and each patch has one to three raised liquid filled bumps.  Itchy.

Contact dermatitis : Did you come in contact with poison ivy or other irritants. Do you have known skin reactions to chemical,metals, fibers, soaps, etc.use topical steroids once- twice per day, for 1-2 weeks ...Read more

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42 yr-old with a 14-yr history of regular episodes of flu-like symptoms like low fever, cold extremities, joint pain, facial flushing, digestive.....?

42 yr-old with a 14-yr history of regular episodes of flu-like symptoms like low fever, cold extremities, joint pain, facial flushing, digestive.....?

R/O Fibromyalgia: 42 year old lady with 14 year history of fatigue, low grade fever, cold extremities, joint pain, facial flushing and digestive problems. You may have fibromyalgia, or chronic fatigue syndrome. It is far from being "all in your head" it is a real condition affecting up to 5 million people in the United States according to the CDC. People with fibromyalgia experience extreme fatigue, widespread joint pain without inflammation, digestive problems such as IBS, and several other issues. While it is difficult to entertain a diagnosis such as fibromyalgia with only a presented medical case, I think this is likely your diagnosis. There are diagnostic criteria set forth by the American College of Rheumatology and I would personally encourage you to visit an academic medical center in the Bay Area that is convenient for you. UCSF, Stanford, and UC Davis are all outstanding medical facilities where you can discuss this more. In my opinion, flushing and vasospasm need separate evaluation. ...Read more

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Lately i've been having a hot flushed face and a warm head. I've been feeling dizzy & tired and sharp pains behind my eyes. I sometimes feel nausious.

Lately i've been having a hot flushed face and a warm head. I've been feeling dizzy & tired and sharp pains behind my eyes. I sometimes feel nausious.

See your doctor: You need to see your doctor very soon. These could be symptoms of several illnesses that can only be determined by a thorough examination and lab testing if indicated. ...Read more

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Facial Flushing (Definition)

Facial flushing is a clinical finding in which blood has rushed to the skin of the face resulting in a ...Read more