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What causes rid of a face rash?

What causes rid of a face rash?

Know the cause: Facial rashes vary in etiology, once you have a proper diagnosis, you will get rid of it, see your doctor or a dermatologist about it to be examined and receive proper medical advcie. ...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


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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 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 else can cause a red face after drinking besides Asian flush syndrome?

What else can cause a red face after drinking besides Asian flush syndrome?

Rosacea: Rosacea is a chronic and potentially life-disruptive disorder primarily of the facial skin, often characterized by flare-ups and remissions. Many have observed that it typically begins any time after age 30 as a redness on the cheeks, nose, chin or forehead that may come and go. In some cases, rosacea may also occur on the neck, chest, scalp or ears. Alcohol can cause a flare. ...Read more

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What causes a headache to have a burning face sensation, like a sunburn?

What causes a headache to have a burning face sensation, like a sunburn?

R/O TENSION HA: The 4 basic headaches are Tension, Sinus,migraine and cluster. The muscles that originate at the base of the neck insert near the temple. Rest /ice and a darkened room may help. Also a NSAID like Aleve (naproxen) /daypro. Muscle relaxant ie KLONOPIN/ FLEXERIL . Meditation/Yoga/Biofeedback. GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH.com You need a full exam an blood work to be through. If symptoms worsen seek medical evaluation ...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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What could cause a red and blotchy neck, chest and face when nervous?

What could cause a red and blotchy neck, chest and face when nervous?

Autonomic nervous sy: Anxiety, anger and fear often can cause a response from our autonomic nervous system unleashing hormones, neurotransmitters which have body responses like flushing of the skin, sweating, increased heart rate, etc. It would be desirable to see therapist who understands the mind/body connection and could use cbt to help to deal with the underlying precipitants to the nervousness. ...Read more

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What causes puffy face and body?

What causes puffy face and body?

2 major causes: Low serum albumen due to kidney or liver disease, malnutrition, malabsorption, or cancer. The other major cause is hormonal: cushing's disease from adrenal disease or cushings syndrome from exogenous steroid use and premenstrual syndrome in young women. Finally, there are many people who feel "puffy" but really aren't. ...Read more

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What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

What causes a itchy rash on face mostly nose and forehead?

Probably allergy: It could be something else. You need to be examined by a dermatologist who can then recommend treatment. ...Read more

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

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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 causes half my face to be numb?

What causes half my face to be numb?

Many causes: Face sensation is suppied by trigeminal nerve--so anything affecting the nerve could cause it multiple sclerosis, neuropathy, tumour vascular compression, some rheumatological disorders, strokes and other causes--need exam by your neuro then mri. ...Read more

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Sometimes after washing my face with a face wash, it irritates my skin and causes itching. What's the reason ? And what can I do to get rid of this?

Sometimes after washing my face with a face wash, it irritates my skin and causes itching. What's the reason ? And what can I do to get rid of this?

You may need: a gentler product. We don't have any info on the face wash to see if it contains substances that are harsh. ...Read more

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What causes your cheeks to flush?

What causes your cheeks to flush?

Nerves: Signal originates in the brain, and might be influence by cortex (thought, visual, sense stimuli), hormones (estrogen, epinephrine, etc). ...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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My face is numb. what causes facial numbness?

My face is numb. what causes facial numbness?

Nonspecific: Nonspecific symptom. General or partial numbness. Constant or intermittent? See MD for evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of face puffiness?

What could be the causes of face puffiness?

Face: Several. If this is due to something more generalized, kidney, liver or heart problems are more common and serious. ...Read more

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What causes a feeling of vibrating all over? Is it a skin sensation problem; a skin nerves problem?

What causes a feeling of vibrating all over? Is it a skin sensation problem; a skin nerves problem?

Vibrations in skin: The symptoms of vibrating sensation could suggest nerve pathology. If the area of vibration is localized and does not change, it suggests the sensory nerves supplying that area are getting affected by either compression or some other pathology. See a neurologist. ...Read more

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After I wash my face with any or a particular face wash, it causes over dryness. What is the cause and prevention tips for this?

After I wash my face with any or a particular face wash, it causes over dryness. What is the cause and prevention tips for this?

Moisturizing lotion: After each wash, apply a good moisturizing lotion for the face. Cetaphil makes a good moisturizing lotion for acne-prone skin. It also has an SPF of 30 so can be used as a sunscreen as well. ...Read more