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Doctor insights on: What Are The Red Blotchy Spots That Appear On Skin When You Drink Too Much

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I have red blotchy spots on my skin. Lately, I have been drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and using the steam room and pool.

I have red blotchy spots on my skin.  Lately, I have been drinking excessive amounts of alcohol and using the steam room and pool.

Flushed face: Alcohol can cause flushing of your face. If you are concerned it may be something else, have it looked at by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Should i be worried about blotchy red spots after drinking brandy?

Should i be worried about blotchy red spots after drinking brandy?

YES !: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure. You could be allergic to alcohol or it's ingredients such as yeast, grains, sulfites, histamines ; other chemicals. ...Read more

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I drink 1 250ml can of Red Bull per day.I've got small, reddish spots on my skin in various places.Is there a connection? If I stop will they go away?

I drink 1 250ml can of Red Bull per day.I've got small, reddish spots on my skin in various places.Is there a connection? If I stop will they go away?

Cause & effect: 1st, there's no reason to drink a can a day of Red Bull or any other energy drink. It's unlikely that any food will lead to reaction that you've described although food allergies do exist. Whether they'll go away if you stop, I can't predict. More importantly, the only way to find out is to indeed stop drinking energy drinks. Of course, they might go away by coincidence. So you can try again & see ...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! ?

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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My 14 mo. Old get red blotchy skin on her back/tummy when taking a bath? I tried using warm water w/no soap & it still happens.The spots go away after

My 14 mo. Old get red blotchy skin on her back/tummy when taking a bath? I tried using warm water w/no soap & it still happens.The spots go away after

Urticaria: Your child may be demonstrating urticaria (hives) because of exposure to the warm water baths. This is known as cholenergic urticaria. Try using cool to tepid baths instead of warm water baths. You may also give her one half teaspoon of Benadryl (diphenhydramine) before the bath if necessary. ...Read more

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Had white spot on finger 2 wks ago, applied neosporin went away but left red mark so kept putting neo on. Now red blotch w peeling skin. What to do?

Had white spot on finger 2 wks ago, applied neosporin went away but left red mark so kept putting neo on. Now red blotch w peeling skin. What to do?

Stop Neosporin now: And consider applying hydrocortisone cream for a few days if there is itching. If not, just leave it alone. The peeling may be a manifestation that you become allergic to neomycin in Neosporin. It may take weeks before the red mark goes away. If problem not resolved , see doctor. ...Read more

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Time to time when I get out of the shower my face has red blotchy itchy spots and feels hot. Goes away after about 30 mins. What is this?

Time to time when I get out of the shower my face has red blotchy itchy spots and feels hot. Goes away after about 30 mins. What is this?

Hives: You are likely experiencing urticaria - or hives. Sometimes, people will get hives due to an allergy, but sometimes it is due to something more physical - hot or cold water, pressure, vibration, stress, etc. They classically come and nothing *needs* to happen, but you could try taking a loratadine or other anti-histamine 30" prior to showering to see if that helps reduce symptoms. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have 3 red blotchy spots on the outside of my vagina near my hole , do you know what it might be ?

I have 3 red blotchy spots on the outside of my vagina near my hole , do you know what it might be ?

Abrasions or yeast: EphasianM: the red marks are probably either abrasions caused by friction with your jeans or other clothing, or may be a result of a yeast infection. Minimal concern. ...Read more