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What Causes Flushing Of The Face And Ears
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What causes: profuse sweating of only the head and face, pallor, of only the head and face, associated with extreme pressure in the head? Treatment?
? Thoracic outlet: Syndrome can cause similar symptoms where the blood flow feels more prominent in the face and neck. Any kind of obstruction to the outflow of blood from head, neck and arms can cause these symptoms- but these conditions are pretty rare. Agree with dr young, pheo can also cause such symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
TMJ dysfunction: TMJ disorder is the second most frequent cause of orofacial pain after dental pain. The common symptom are: headache, jaw pain, neck pain, eye pain, earache. Proper diagnosis is the key for the successful treatment. This disorder will not resolve on its own with home care. Rec.: orofacial pain specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
See a doctor: This could be serious. See a doctor and get this looked at, quickly. ...Read more
Usually allergic: Itching and swelling are usually due to some allergic reaction (the reaction releases histamine, which causes itching and swelling). Sometimes the cause of the allergic reaction is unknown, while other times it can be: foods, medications, plants, bug bites, chemicals, pets, etc... Taking antihistamines should help, but serious symptoms mean a visit to the doctor or the E.R.. ...Read more
Many things: If chronic and recurrent and made worse by sun exposure or alcohol or certain foods, it is likely rosacea. If acute or painful, it could be an infection called erysipelas which needs diagnosed and treated. The malar (facial) rash of lupus needs to considered. See your doctor or dermatologist. They can usually tell difference by looking. A picture is worth a thousand words! ...Read more
What are common causes of skin numbness of the face and extremities?
It first started with the arms and is now in the anterior part of the legs
Multiple: There are multiple causes of numbness in extremities some peripheral like peripheral neuropathy and some central in the brain, , some medication can cause that an example is topamax (topiramate). Also anxiety can be associated with numbness. It is best if you make an appointment with your physician and get evaluated, feel better. ...Read more
See a doctor: Sorry I can't be more help. Your symptoms have many causes and will require a more thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Thyroid check: Hyperthyroid can cause all the symptoms you have mentioned. Sensitive TSH and a thyroid panel would be advised. ...Read more
What causes sudden heated blush and swelling of various areas of the hand, knuckles, and fingers?
Rash: That sounds like urticaria, but is hard to tell by description only. Urticaria is a reaction to various things and is usually itchy. Antihistamines work the best, but if worsening or any facial swelling or difficulty breathing please see a physician, and it's best to go right to the er if that seems to be happening. We only figure out what causes it 25% of the time. Check online for pictures. ...Read more
What can be the cause of tingling, itching, crawling senstaion in head and body related to skin or ellergy (with no signs of rush)?
Muktiple factoers: I suggest formal allergy and medical testing for underlying illnesses. ...Read more
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