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Why does my face, elbows and knees turn red and and get itchy when I drink alcoholic drinks? Has happened ever since after my daughter was born in '13

Why does my face, elbows and knees turn red and and get itchy when I drink alcoholic drinks? Has happened ever since after my daughter was born in '13

Enzyme deficiency: Women naturally have a lower amount of an enzyme which breaks down alcohol. Sex hormone levels also affect the level of this enzyme. Besides that you may have mast cell dysfunction affecting the levels of histamine. Testing would be required to determine which of these it is ...Read more

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What OTC use to help with redness in face?

What OTC use to help with redness in face?

None???: Your post is unclear; "redness" in the face can be anything from sun exposure; to something more serious like dermatitis; or lupus...Best to have your doctor 'eyeball' this in order to get adequate evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What can cause redness on my brother's face?

What can cause redness on my brother's face?

Redness brother face: 1. you slapped him? 2. He did not use sunscreen? 3. He is embarrassed? Need pictures and more details. ...Read more

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My face gets red really eaisly :(? How can I reduce the redness?

My face gets red really eaisly :(? How can I reduce the redness?

Possible rosacea: Rosacea is a skin condition that causes redness and flushing of the skin. It can be associated with red pustules as well. There treatments which can control the symptoms you should see a dermatologist . ...Read more

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How can I reduce my face marks nd redness in my face without using high cost medicine?

How can I reduce my face marks nd redness in my face without using high cost medicine?

Cheap alternatives: I understand you have already been treated for acne scars. I trust topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't cleared you. Even in a dysfunctional health care system, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline shouldn't be cost-prohibitive and might be the best "cheap" option. ...Read more

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What are the consequences a teen alcoholic may face if he does not get himself treated?

What are the consequences a teen alcoholic may face if he does not get himself treated?

Liver Cirrhosis: Alcoholics destroy their liver if they continue drinking for a long time. Abdominal enlargement with ascitis and jaundice and pedal edema occurs leading to right heart failure. ...Read more

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My cousin is a severe alcoholic & at times he goes out of his head & doesn't know who we r or where he is what causes this?

My cousin is a severe alcoholic & at times he goes out of his head & doesn't know who we r or where he is what causes this?

Alcohol: Intoxication or withdrawal can cause this sort of behavior especially in patients with alcohol use disorders. Either way, it’s a serious disease and he needs treatment; it’s an illness that requires urgent care. However, like anyone with an illness, seeking treatment is ultimately up to the patient. If he's willing to seek treatment, please have him do so ASAP; it can can be life threatening. ...Read more

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How to rid face of redness?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the redness, see your doctor to diagnosis and treat the redness. ...Read more

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How do I remove redness on my face?

How do I remove redness on my face?

Many causes...: Red cheeks can be a sign of sunburn, rosacea, cellulitis, acne, lupus, side effects of medications (flushing symptoms), dermatitis due to topical preparations/soaps/lotions, signs of viral infection (exanthems), just to name a few. Get to a doctor so they can look at this and begin to tender a diagnosis. Only then can a proper treatment or recommendation be made. ...Read more

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How do I speed the process of clearing the redness from my face due to garlic?

How do I speed the process of clearing the redness from my face due to garlic?

Not likely to be: Due to garlic. Garlic does not usually cause redness. If the redness is bothersome you should consult your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause this and it gets worse when I get hot or mad the redness of my face.

What can cause this and it gets worse when I get hot or mad the redness of my face.

Red face: Your face has many blood vessels -- and many are close to the surface of your skin. This can increase as you age. They are very responsive to emotion like embarrassment, anger, etc. Because of your mind-body connection. Also some people have a condition called rosacea -- you get red face w/spicy foods, heat, alcohol, etc http://www.Webmd.Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/rosacea-7/default.Htm. ...Read more

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What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes ? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution ?

What is the best OTC topical drug to remove redness after acnes ? My face is have always redness of already eliminated acnes what's the solution ?

Depends: How long has it been since the ance disappeared ? You may need something more aggressive like chemical peels to get rid of the layers little by little as at times the ted spots can turn into permanent dark spots. You could try a low strength of hydro quinine but we usually reserve this medication for the darker spots and not the red ones. Be sure you keep moisturizing well! ...Read more

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On face, started 1 year ago and spreading. Look like small whıte lınes, stg like stretches. No redness no pain. Microbiol. test negative. Thanks?

Difficult to: Tell what these are without seeing them in person. I would wonder if you have gained weight in your face, could you have some underlying endocrine problem. You obviously have been seen by a physician, I would return or see a dermatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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My son has been getting redness on face lately. It seems to happen when he gets hot indoors or out. Even with no rigorous activity. What could it be?

My son has been getting redness on face lately. It seems to happen when he gets hot indoors or out.  Even with no rigorous activity. What could it be?

Heat makes...: ....Some people turn red. If he's not that way when he's cool, and if he's eating, drinking, peeing, pooping, and behaving normally, he is very likely fine. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the redness in my face?

How can I get rid of the redness in my face?

Lasers: Redness is caused by blood vessels in the face. Shrinking the blood vessels with lasers can help decrease the red appearance. Lasers which treat blood vessels include: ktp, nd:yag, pulsed dye, intense pulsed light (ipl). Sun and meds that increase sensitivity to the sun (ie: retin-a, certain oral antibiotics, accutane) exacerbate redness. ...Read more