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Why does my face gets hot and red and my hands freezing cold?

Why does my face gets hot and red and my hands freezing cold?

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 more

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Freezing (Definition)

Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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Past month random red hot hands, then go back to cold, at times hurts, also hot flushes, hot red face. See neurologist or cardiologist or other dr?

Past month random red hot hands, then go back to cold, at times hurts, also hot flushes, hot red face. See neurologist or cardiologist or other dr?

Gynecologist: It would be prudent to see your gynecologist first just to make sure these symptoms are not due to early menopause. S/he may refer you to another specialist as may be appropriate, e.g., rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My hands and my feet were cold and my face was hot last night but today i have headache and my eyes hurt and they are a bit red.

My hands and  my feet were cold and my face was hot last night but today i have headache and my eyes hurt and they are a bit red.

Headache, eyes,: Sorry about each of these issues. If you can get in to your doctor today please do so. If not please have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility! Hope all goes well - please keep me posted. ...Read more

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I'm usually hot all the time. Recently my hands are freezing but my cheeks are red/hot . what can be causing this?

I'm usually hot all the time. Recently my hands are freezing but my cheeks are red/hot . what can be causing this?

Menopause: 50 y/o female says I'm usually hot all the time. recently my hands are freezing but my cheeks are red/hot. What can be causing this? Sounds like Age Appropriate Menopause. This is usually due to the decreasing production of the female hormones estrogen & progesterone. Cheeks turning red/ hot may be part of what is called Hot Flashes, a common complaint in menopausal transition. ...Read more

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If you've been outside in the cold for a while and your hands are numb/ or burning and bright red and freezing to the touch does it mean frost bite?

If you've been outside in the cold for a while and your hands are numb/ or burning and bright red and freezing to the touch does it mean frost bite?

Yes: In frostbite skin becomes very cold and red, then numb, hard and pale. Frostbite is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. You can treat very mild frostbite with first-aid measures, including rewarming your skin. All other frostbite requires medical attention because it can damage skin, tissues, muscle and bones. ...Read more

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My hands always get red, hot and very itchy when i hold cold drinks. Why is this?

My hands always get red, hot and very itchy when i hold cold drinks. Why is this?

May be hives: You do not describe any associated rash with the itching but if you get welt like lesions along with your rash you may have a rare type of hives called cold urticaria. A condition called raynaud's is also triggered by exposure to cold but is not usually associated with itching. Your best bet is to consult with a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Why does my face and hands get red and hot, and sometimes I have a hard time breathing ?

Why does my face and hands get red and hot, and sometimes I have a hard time breathing ?

Red hot face: Body parts become red ; hot when there is increased blood supply to that part. Allergic reactions can cause red, hot ; often swollen face with difficulty breathing. ...Read more

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My son came in from playing and his hands were red hot and very swollen. I thought because it was cold outside but it's been like this for hours.

My son came in from playing and his hands were red hot and very swollen. I thought because it was cold outside but it's been like this for hours.

WATCHFUL WAITING....: Mild redness, swelling and warm feeling is ok, as long as the boy is not in pain. Just keep an eye. If too much swelling, pain or any worsening, check with his pediatrician tomorrow. ...Read more