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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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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.

Dizzy: It is hard to tell exactly what you have-- could be the flu or a severe head cold. Glaucoma can cause eye pain, but not with fever or dizziness. Migraine headache can cause eye pain with headache, but no fever. Call your primary doctor for an appointment today if you still feel ill. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness on inside of both forearms-with a rash that sometimes pops up. Facial flushing. ?

I am experiencing  skin redness on inside of both forearms-with a rash that sometimes pops up. Facial flushing. ?

Dermatitis: try steroid and antifungal otc. make sure you have no latex allergy or any other type of allergies. Zyrtec or allegra as needed. may need PCP or Dermatology consult. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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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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 ?

Rash: 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

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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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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 ?

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

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I have dry and sensitive skin, my face gets really hot, itchy, irritating and also big red spots appear on both my cheeks, what can the problem be?

I have dry and sensitive skin, my face gets really hot, itchy, irritating and also big red spots appear on both my cheeks, what can the problem be?

Rosacea: Make sure you are not allergic to your makeup. Having fillings in teeth can also cause these issues. Clinically be checked to make this is not rosacea if so need prescription for metrogel ...Read more

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Facial Flushing (Definition)

Facial flushing - episode of reddening of skin of face &/or other parts of the body caused by dilation of blood vessels ...Read more