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Why Does My Ears Get Red And Hot
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
Everytime i get hot i get very itchy and it hurts and red spots appear and my hands tingle what is this?
It could be a sign: Of allergy. Follow up with your dr and have an allergy test done. ...Read more
With cold exposure?: I would ask first if your hands get cold and white, then blue and then when they get warm again, do they get red and tingling? Also i would need to know more about when and where these symptoms happen. This can be an isolated phenomenon or can be associated with other health issues, so it is probably best to see your primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why does my skin become hot and red randomly. Mostly my one ear, chest, cheeks? Legs? It gets red hot and blotchy out of no where
Is it itchy?: If these symptoms have been occurring for a while you may be allergic to one of your medications or have another skin condition such as cold urticaria. See if your symptoms occur around the time of taking your medication or are related to exposure to cold. Is your rash itchy and how long does it last? If it does not go away in minutes see your doctor right away so that a precise diagnosis can m ...Read more
?Prickly heat: It is possible that what you are describing is also called "prickly heat". It is also known as miliaria rubra. This is when the pores in the skin become blocked and sweat cannot come out easily. This can cause itching and sometimes red bumps. The problem usually gets better when you have cooled off. Based on your brief description this would be my first thought. ...Read more
Not sure: a work up including blood work is indicated see your doctor ...Read more
Why do my cheeks get red and hot, and my eyes burn, when I drink red wine? This never use to happen to me. Barely started happening recently.
Rosacea?: You may be developing rosacea, a skin disease of unknown cause. It affects about 16 million people and often affects middle aged females of fair complexion. Many triggering factors are known including red wine. I recommend the website, www.rosacea.org, which is a national organization devoted exclusively to people affected with rosacea. Also, a dermatologist is an excellent physcian to evaluate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do my cheeks heat up and get flushed when I have a beer? My cheeks are sensative from sun burns.
Flushing: You may have a liver enzyme defect which cannot break down acetaldehyde. You have what is known as an alcoholic flush ...Read more
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