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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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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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I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

I have a red itchy task spreading from arms to chest and neck. What causes this?

Rash on Chest: Read this article first that describes common causes and treatments of rashes: http://www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/rash-age-12-and-older-topic-overview. Without further history, it is hard to pinpoint the cause. Some viral illnesses as well as common eczema and allergies can be the underlying cause. I would make an appointment with a dermatologist and get a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the cause of red lumps on the back, neck and chest and when squeezed lots of blood appears. The bleeding would last for approx 20-30minutes.

What is the cause of red lumps on the back, neck and chest and when squeezed lots of blood appears. The bleeding would last for approx 20-30minutes.

Bleeding Bumps: You need to see a doctor about this. This is a serious condition. The doctor will do some blood tests including a CBC a pt and inr etc to check for clotting among other tests. ...Read more

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Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in an hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Pencil-like red dots, cluster of 2 -4 appear then disappear in an hr. Cause itchiness and rash which then disappears. Have it a week now, neck, chest?

Hives: These are likely hives (if they are raised). If it is induced by heat (hot shower, exercise etc) it is called cholinergic urticaria. However we will need more details to venture an educated guess. ...Read more

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I have about a hundred small red pimples that broke out on my upper chest neck overnight. Abnormal for me. What might have caused this?

I have about a hundred small red pimples that broke out on my upper chest neck overnight. Abnormal for me. What might have caused this?

Folliculitis: Folliculitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the hair follicles. It appears as a small localized area of pus surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. Older lesions that have lost the pus appear as red bumps surrounding the opening of the follicule. One to hundreds of follicles can be affected anywhere that hair is present. Actually, acne vulgaris, is a form of folliculitis. ...Read more

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What causes scattered red and itchy bumps on back, neck, chest arms after a day in the sun swimming on the river? Don't believe it to be any poision ivy oak or sumac.

What causes scattered red and itchy bumps on back, neck, chest arms after a day in the sun swimming on the river? Don't believe it to be any poision ivy oak or sumac.

Heat Rash: Sounds like you had heat rash. It should go away fairly rapidly. If you search about heat rash you will see pictures and a host of information far beyond my 400 word answer. ...Read more

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Fever/blood pressure spikes/red "splotches" sporadic on face/ears/neck/chest/arms. Now maybe herpangina in mouth? Other possible cause?

Fever/blood pressure spikes/red "splotches" sporadic on face/ears/neck/chest/arms. Now maybe herpangina in mouth? Other possible cause?

Allergic reaction: You could be allergic to medication, food, perfume, something in soap or lotion. See physician. ...Read more

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I have been getting redness on my chest and neck for about 4 years now when certain emotions trigger it. How can I stop it? It's embarrassing

I have been getting redness on my chest and neck for about 4 years now when certain emotions trigger it. How can I stop it? It's embarrassing

Difficult: Flushing from embarrassment is commonplace. Severe flushing compounds embarrassment in many individuals. Behavioral modification therapy may help you to remain more composed in these situations and lessen the emotional response whe triggering events arise. Psychologists are trained to evaluate and treat these conditions. Ask your physician for a referral. ...Read more

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I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun). on chest, neck, and face. Randomly. It just turns blotchy?

I am experiencing skin redness or irritation (worsened by: after exposure to the sun). on chest, neck, and face. Randomly. It just turns blotchy?

There are many: Potential causes for the skin signs you are experiencing. Unfortunately it is nearly impossible to suggest a diagnosis without being able to see the skin. Make an appointment with a health care provider (preferably a dermatologist) for accurate evaluation and management. ...Read more

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My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?

My neck and chest feels sore to touch, similar sensation to sunburn (but it's not). There is no rash, redness or other symptoms. What could this be?

Tenderness, dysthesia: Such tenderness, if it's the skin, without rash or redness, suggests a hypersensitivity of skin disorder. I would look for deficiencies of magnesium, calcium, iron, vitamin b12, and also check thyroid status. Anxiety is a possible cause also. Discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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My neck has brown spots, my chest is red and wrinkly, and my face has wrinkles, brown spots, and redness. Should I do fraxel laser or ipl?

My neck has brown spots, my chest is red and wrinkly, and my face has wrinkles, brown spots, and redness. Should I do fraxel laser or ipl?

See below: After an evaluation, your dermatologist will advise you on the treatment options and and the benefits of each in your particular case.
You may even need both. Sunscreen is very important in prevention of future recurrence. ...Read more

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My skin (only legs/back/chest/stomach, neck)has been itchy for two weeks. House is free of bugs. No obvious redness unless I scratch. Ideas?

My skin (only legs/back/chest/stomach, neck)has been itchy for two weeks. House is free of bugs. No obvious redness unless I scratch. Ideas?

Contact dermatitis?: Have you changed laundry detergents or fabric softeners recently? You are describing the itching in areas that are in close contact with your clothes so that would be my first thought. Weather changes, dry skin, harsh soaps can also cause dry itchy skin. If you notice any red bumps or areas of irritation, see your doctor to ensure not scabies or other bites... ...Read more

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My father has a very itchy, red rash with some scabbing on bilateral hands, neck, and chest. He also has redness around both eyes. What could this be?

My father has a very itchy, red rash with some scabbing on bilateral hands, neck, and chest. He also has redness around both eyes. What could this be?

Dermatitis: That's great that you care enough to ask.
There are so many possibilities. Need more clarification such as how long, palms vs back of hand, occupational / recreational exposures and other history that could narrow it down. Shooting from the hip I would explore eczema and/or contact dermatitis. He can definitely be helped. ...Read more

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I noticed a red flushed look covering my chest & neck today & last nite, what could it be? It wasn't there this morning but now came back

I noticed a red flushed look covering my chest & neck today & last nite, what could it be? It wasn't there this morning but now came back

Hives?: This could be allergic reaction to food eaten yesterday, medication you recently started or changed or a reaction to an infection. Take non tiring antihistamine and if it persists see doctor. ...Read more

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My neck is red and also upper chest is red. It does not itch. What could this be?

My neck is red and also upper chest is red. It does not itch. What could this be?

I would see: A healthcare provider for proper diagnosis and treatment. This situation calls for hands on examination. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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My neck and chest area get very red and itchy during evening only and it gets hot. And after my bbody is cold it disappears.

My neck and chest area get very red and itchy during evening only and it gets hot. And after my bbody is cold it disappears.

Ur seeing arteriolar: Response: Arterioles control blood flow to capillaris, body wide. More blood into capillaries of skin ↑es pink-to-red color of skin (skin actually yellow due to proteins). Intense enough capillary flow increase also tends to result in various "itchy" sensations, as in sun burn, niacin or post menopausal flushing responses. When we feel hot, brain ↑es blood flow to skin to release heat/cool off. ...Read more

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What are the red blotches that appear randomly on my neck&down my chest? However, as unsightly as they are, they do not itch. How do I treat them?

What are the red blotches that appear randomly on my neck&down my chest? However, as unsightly as they are, they do not itch. How do I treat them?

It depends: Without being able to physically examine the rash, it is difficult to say what it is. A thorough history and physical examination by your primary health care provider would be needed to help further diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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Red blotches on neck and chest not itchy or raised. What could it be?

Red blotches on neck and chest not itchy or raised. What could it be?

Possible causes: Are stress anxiety, allergies, body heat, acne. Inflammatory disorder or they could be signs of an illness that needs medical attention. ...Read more

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My face is red with flushing it did have a little burning, when flushing started my whole face would get red neck/chest. No other symptoms.?

My face is red with flushing it did have a little burning, when flushing started my whole face would get red neck/chest. No other symptoms.?

Facial Flushing: 38 year old lady with concern of facial flushing. Please see your MD for a full exam. When did this flushing start? There is actually a wide diagnostic differential for facial flushing and a full exam should be performed with a careful medical history. Some causes are menopause, niacin, physiologic flushing (blushing), Carcinoid Syndrome, Polycythemia, drugs, EtOH, allergic reactions. Good luck. ...Read more

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I get red blotches on my chest and neck when overly emotional. Its getting worse by spreading to my face. Its had a huge impact on my life. Help!?

I get red blotches on my chest and neck when overly emotional. Its getting worse by spreading to my face. Its had a huge impact on my life. Help!?

Stress urticaria: This is a common nuisance problem. It generally responds poorly to antihistamines. I'd get with a dermatologist; he/she may be able to offer something, and there's a group on healthtap. ...Read more