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Why Do My Ears Both Get Red And Hot Sometimes
Doctor can evaluate: Some people's ears reddened and quite warm, off and on for no apparent reason. This happens when the blood flow to the ears is increased. Some people have such symptoms with allergic reactions, embarrassment, stress, anxiety, changes in ambient temperature, or maybe even certain foods or drinks. Doctors can evaluate for a medical problem in which "vasoactive" chemicals are flowing in the blood. ...Read more
Vasodilation: The outer ear or pinna has a rich blood supply and sometimes, the nerves that dilate (expand) those blood vessels (branches of the vagus nerve) become activated and the blood vessels dilate and give a red color to the pinna and a warm feeling. It is of no clinical significance. ...Read more
My ears get hot and red for no reason is it something to be worried about? And sometimes I feel pressure in my head is that normal
My cheeks and tops of my ears get red, hot and puffy. Happens several times a day for no reason. Just embarrassing or cause for concern. ?
Vasodilation: This type of flushing is caused by dilation of the tiny blood vessels in those regions. Heat, spices, embarrassment are some precipitating factors. If these flushing reactions are frequent, severe, and provoked by unknown factors, consult an endocrinologist who will check you for certain conditions like carcinoid,pheocytoma,etc. ...Read more
I have a red ear when i get hot or my ear is knocked. It goes bright red and boiling. Also whenever my ears are hot a black discharge appears on them.
Don't know why: Your symptoms do not lead to an easy answer. Suggest ENT exam. ...Read more
Why do my ears get severely hot and bright red for a hour at a time? Blotchy chest too. Hot shower, alcohol, stress, fatigue. Help! anything i can do?
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Itchy red ears: Wonder if you may have allergy to something you're exposed to at night, because allergies do get worse at night and extended exposure is typical for them. What you may be allergic to remains open. Look for potential allergens in your bedroom - pillow, bedding, mites, bed bugs, detergents, personal hygiene items to name a few. ...Read more
Over the last two months my ears started turning red and are hot and feel like they need to "pop", at first it was at the same time everyday, now it happen at random times, and sometimes not at all. What could be the cause?
Red ears: hello, difficult to say but it sounds like an allergy of some sort, or a drug or alcohol s/effect. DO you take a medicine at that time? Like NICOTINIC ACID to lower cholesterol? That would do it. If my guess is correct just take a 1/2 an aspirin with it and it reduces the s/effects. thanks ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my ears feel hot and red from being outside could that cause a false high reading on ear thermometer?
I don't think so: since ear thermometer measures internal ear temp,not external ...Read more
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