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Why Do I Have A Red Face
Seborrhea: Seborrhea can cause redness and scaling and will respond to either 1 per cent Hydrocortisone or topical antifungals such as ketoconazole, Miconazole or perhaps lotrimin. This can be accompanied by dandruff. A prescription treatment which is sometimes useful for long term relief is Eurax (crotamiton) lotion which decrease demises which lives in skin. ...Read more
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
What would cause my face to suddenly get hot and red? Redness lasts about 30 minutes body temp stays normal. Alergic reaction? This also happens sometime when I am in a stressful situation but most of the time I have no idea why
This: This may be nothing more than a dilation of blood vessels, flushing, in response to some environment or emotional event. An allergic reaction typically will last longer and have other symptoms, such as itching or pain. With out an exam it is difficult to assess and provide an accurate answer. See your physician as soon as possible for an exam. ...Read more
Does redness from a skin irritation on the face cause capillaries to dilate and appear broken temporarily? Will it go away?!?!
Yes but: Any location skin inflammation can lead to redness but you should find out whether you have a condition known as rosacea which usually can be controlled with a topical medication. If it is from an irritation, it should subside in a few weeks in the absence of further irritation. ...Read more
No: Heart disease does not cause facial flushing. Niacin, which is used for heart disease often causes flushing. A rare disease called carcinoid syndrome which is due to excess serotonin can cause flushing but most flushing is related to temperature, emotions, exercise, alcohol or allergies. It may just be normal for you. Are you fair? ...Read more
Sitting long time infront of laptop screen may cause face redness and dryness? Wt should I do to prevent it?
Laptop Use: I am not aware of any studies that purport to link extended laptop use with facial dryness and redness. The symptoms are more likely due to the environmental conditions at work - maybe a hot desk lamp, sun exposure through the window, etc. Review your surroundings carefully and try to isolate the culprit. There are many skin moisturizers that can address your dryness in the meantime. ...Read more
What is the cause of sudden redness in the face of a 91 year old lady? Is it the weather like to much exposure to heat or cold? Just worried.
What would cause red cheeks on face? Not itchy nor any other symptoms. Would singular or ventolin hfa cause it? What will help reduce redness?
Red cheeks can have: Many causes: acne; rosacea; dry skin; lupus; irritation from skin care products, polycythemia, etc. Both singulair (montelukast) & ventolin can cause facial redness as part of an allergic reaction (swelling of face, lips, throat) which should prompt u to seek medical help immediately. Singulair (montelukast) can also cause a rash. Suggest see fp for exam & treatment if required. ...Read more
Can Xanax (alprazolam) cause hot redness in face and flushing at first? 2 days, whole body felt hot flashy, but had no fever! Will it go away after I quit meds?
Not common: But anything is possible especially if you have intolerance of certain medication. The only way to know is to stop it, wait a few days and then restart. If the same happens again, then you'll know what is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Experiencing pain and redness on penis head for two months constantly, what skin/genital issues could cause this?
What could cause an occasional hot sensation with redness & warm to touch on back of head and neck that lasts minutes hours or days?
Most hot and cold: Sensations involve misfiring or some sort of dysfunction of the sensory nerves of the skin. The sensations of redness and warmth to the touch suggest dilation of blood vessels...it almost sounds like a type of "hot flash." How old are you? Sometimes menopausal hot flashes are perceived in a localized part of the body vs generalized over the entire body. Review with your doctor to decide on tests ...Read more
Which blood pressure meds are least likely to cause redness and a rash on the face? I am currently on Hydralazine 25 mg, 1/2 the dose same reactions
Can laser hair removal cause permanent scarring or redness? Having it done on my face and my face is very sensitive
Yes, if done wrong.: If your skin color is dark, you will need a professional evaluation to determine the correct type of laser to use, and the proper settings. If you have concern regarding permanent damage, I would avoid "hair removal mills". Get more than one consultation to be certain you trust your provider. ...Read more
It can: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Itch on scalp cause a lump on scalp and my whole face to turn bright red along with my arms lasts about 40 minutes. Then redness and lump on scalp gon?
Can fungus be the cause for itchiness all over body especially arms and head with no signs of hive redness or dandruff tingly feeling and itch tests?
Generalized pruritus: Pruritus, or itch, is defined as an unpleasant sensation that provokes the desire to scratch. Certain systemic diseases have long been known to cause pruritus that ranges in intensity from a mild annoyance to an intractable, disabling condition. Generalized pruritus:renal pruritus, cholestatic pruritus, hematologic pruritus, endocrine pruritus, pruritus related to malignancy, and idiopathic. ...Read more
Don't know: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more
I have a red rash which affect my face and chest area which scratches me a lot and cause the area to flake up. If I use elidel (pimecrolimus) it goes away?
Red flaky face/chest: It sounds like you may have something called seborrheic dermatitis. Elidel (pimecrolimus) may be helpful, but alternate use of otc anti-dandruff shampoos a couple of times a week may be all you need. There are several types of skin problems that can cause what you describe, so your best bet is to see a dermatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
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My face is red and really hot while the restbof my body is normal. I have done nothing to cause this.
Rosacea rosacea: Rosacea is a sking disorder that affects the face and cause redness and inflamation on face. This condition is autoimmune and can look like pimples and acne. There is other condition such as contact dermatitis or seborreic dermatitis that can put your face red with out affecting other part in body. ...Read more
I have problems with my face getting really red and really hot. Do you know what would cause it to do this?
Rash: Need to see a pic, can you perform a consult and send a pic? ...Read more
Sores all over the top of my head, red colored and sometimes itch and bleed. What could be the cause of this and what could they be?
Sores on scalp: A number of conditions could cause this, like a bacterial infection of hair follicles (folliculitis), a fungal infection of the scalp, acne, inflamed seborrheic dermatitis and a number of others. All of these need an evaluation by a dermatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Some of these conditions could lead to scarring and hair loss. Please see your doctor right away. ...Read more
Hello, I have red patches on both of my face, what might be the cause of it? I used to have facial every month and they pop my blemish or small dot
Rosacea: The most common cause of flushing is rosacea, which can be reduced by avoiding alcohol, hot liquids, spicy foods, and anything else that you may notice is triggering the reaction. There are also medications available to treat it, such as low-dose Doxycycline and numerous topical creams, but you'll need a prescription for those. ...Read more