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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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Dr. Arnold Malerman
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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 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 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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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 facial flushing and red neck and chest?

What causes facial flushing and red neck and chest?

It requires medcheck: Flushing of the face and chest occurs in a condition called carcinoid syndrome. But it is usually accompanied by frequent Diarrhea. How are your bowel movements?. if you are having any other symptoms besides redness you should go see your doctor for his/her assessment and physical examination and check your liver. ...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 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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What causes flushing and hot flashes in the face and hands?

What causes flushing and hot flashes in the face and hands?

Flushing: many thing: The main causes are hot flashes, hyperthyroidism, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder. Other causes include morphine withdrawal, and menopause. Also in the list are emphysema, a gastric or pancreatic tumor, anaphylaxis, lupus, sotos syndrome, and woodhouse-sakati syndrome. Obviously you need to see your family doctor or a dermatologist to rule out physical causes and if you have a psychiatric cause make an appointment with a psychiatrist and psychologist. ...Read more

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What causes face asymmetry?

What causes face asymmetry?

Skin, fat, bone, etc: Alterations in shape of skin, fat, muscle, bone, cartilage and other tissues as well as tumors can all be causes of facial asymmetry, diagnostic imaging is often required. Many options for treatment are available depending on the underlying cause. See a plastic surgeon, ENT or dermatologist for an initial 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 causes tingly lips?

What causes tingly lips?

Usually : Hyperventilation, but low calcium can cause it too. If it is localized, it could be herpes. If it persists, consult your doctor. Impossible to say for sure with this brief description. ...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 causes red face besides blood under skin, harmones, rosacea, fever?

What causes red face besides blood under skin, harmones, rosacea, fever?

Red face: You have a lot of it down already. Sun burn, allergy, lupus (rarely), are some others. ...Read more

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Episodes of face flushing, hands swelling and weakness, what to do?

Episodes of face flushing, hands swelling and weakness, what to do?

See a doctor: Sorry I can't be more help. Your symptoms have many causes and will require a more thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes your eyes and cheeks to swell?

What causes your eyes and cheeks to swell?

Could be allergy: Allergies could cause your eyelids and cheek below the eye to swell, but there are other conditions of the body which can do so as well, so see your ophthalmologist and medical doctor for a complete examination. ...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