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Burning red flush started in face quickly spread over entire body, skin was red, patchy and warm to the touch. Feverish chills, allergic reaction?

Burning red flush started in face quickly spread over entire body, skin was red, patchy and warm to the touch. Feverish chills, allergic reaction?

See doctor: If you have chills and fever, this suggests the presence of a systemic infection. Urinary tract infection is a likely issue for your sex and age but it can be any type of systemic infection. You should contact your doctor now. I assume that no new drug has been introduced in the past 10 days since a drug reaction can cause similar symptoms. ...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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Can 875mg amoxicillin twicedaily cause face flushing? No rash just red face.

Can 875mg amoxicillin twicedaily cause face flushing? No rash just red face.

Amoxicillin allergy.: 29 F asks if 875 mg amoxicillin bid cause face flushing? No rash just red face. ANS: YES. So tell the Dr. who gave it to you and see them or send picture. Or send us a picture. Unless taking for severe infection would stop till certain. ...Read more

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Itching skin on neck and face taking sotolol?

Itching skin on neck and face taking sotolol?

Maybe what you take: Sotolol rarely causes a skin rash but it is possible. If it's only a little itching, try 1% Hydrocortisone cream twice daily to itchy areas. In addition, whenever your skin is soaking wet, after shower etc, rub in baby oil for 30 seconds (to wet skin) then towel dry. ...Read more

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Does the butterfly rash spread over face and make one eye swell shut?

Does the butterfly rash spread over face and make one eye swell shut?

Butterfly rash: You want to make sure that you don't have lupus or other connective diseases. See a doc soon. ...Read more

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40yo, no allergies, blood, skin prick, masto, carcinoid negative. No anxiety. Skin hot flushing on face, neck, arms, eyes itch after eating, is it GI?

40yo, no allergies, blood, skin prick, masto, carcinoid negative. No anxiety. Skin  hot flushing on face, neck, arms, eyes itch after eating, is it GI?

Histamine related: These symptoms could be due to histamine release from certain foods, especially if only occurring after eating. Some people are more sensitive to histamine than others. ...Read more

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Flushing hot face glassy eyes and explosive diarrhea what can be going on ?

Flushing hot face glassy eyes and explosive diarrhea what can be going on ?

?virus: The commonest cause would be a viral intestinal tract infection. Usually nausea with or without vomiting also occurs. Other causes could include food poisoning or food intolerance like lactose,gluten, or reactions to some medications with a laxative like effect. Avoid harsh roughage,drink room temperature fluids and take kaopectate (kaolin and pectin) as needed. Call your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...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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Comparing face wash, cream cleanser, or cold creams, which won't harm my facial skin down the road?

Comparing face wash, cream cleanser, or cold creams, which won't harm my facial skin down the road?

None of them...: ...Will "harm" your skin, unless you're allergic to one, or grossly misuse them. Despite all the advertising hype, there is very little difference between the hundreds of facial cleansers offered for sale. Use one that you like, and that doesn't cost a fortune. ...Read more

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Can I apply serum based on ceramides and toner stem cell after washing my face, while taking accutane? ??

Can I apply serum based on ceramides and  toner stem cell after washing my face,  while taking accutane? ??

Yes but may not help: This sounds like a reasonable approach and ceramides provide excellent protection but it may have little effect on the acne ...Read more

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Are niacin pills giving my face a red flush?

Are niacin pills giving my face a red flush?

Yes: Its a common side effect. Its a prostaglandin based reaction and thus nonsteroidals and asprin can be used to treat and prevent flushing. Usually the symptoms improve as the body acclimates to the drug. ...Read more

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My face is red because of clindamycin phosphate lotion 1%, normal side effect?

My face is red because of clindamycin phosphate lotion 1%, normal side effect?

Not really.: You could be allergic to the clindamycin, or to one of the additives or preservatives in the lotion. If it persists, i'm sure your doctor will be happy to suggest an alternative. ...Read more

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My whole body is itchy- legs, arms, trunk, face. Could it be the body wash I'm using (suave) or the laundry detergent (tide)?

My whole body is itchy- legs, arms, trunk, face. Could it be the body wash I'm using (suave) or the laundry detergent (tide)?

Possibly: Contact allergies can occur when an allergen is in contact with the skin. Body washes, detergents, perfumes/colognes, cosmetics, metals, etc., can all cause contact reactions. The requirement is that the allergen must be in direct contact with the skin. It is rare for these allergies to affect the entire body. In your case, I'm more concerned about an underlying virus or environmental allergy. ...Read more

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What causes skin flushing on neck cheeks and ears!!! I'm at a loss! The red spots get super hot and blotchy! ?

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

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What is better face wash and witch hazel or face wash and benzoyl peroxide?

What is better face wash and witch hazel or face wash and benzoyl peroxide?

Multiple: Skin specialists recommend face washes based on the condition of the person's skin and what they want to achieve. Using witch hazel will dry out the skin because it has alcohol (not great for the face) and benzoyl peroxide is drying, has some antibacterial action, and is helpful for acne. If your face is dry, you may want a less drying cleanser; if oily, you can try salicylic acid. ...Read more