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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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Causes of cheeks turning red + pain with straight white lines on cheek that come and go (never the same place) Hands cold, L head felt it was frozen?

Causes of cheeks turning red + pain with straight white lines on cheek that come and go (never the same place)  Hands cold, L head felt it was frozen?

Many possibilities: Your symptoms are unusual. There is a possibility of Raynaud's syndrome, but impossible to say without more detailed evaluation. See your doctor if you are concerned about it. You can talk to a doctor right now in HealthTap Prime, or do an intro consult with a new doctor in HealthTap Concierge. Click/tap "Ask Docs" at the top of your screen. ...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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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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1 yo doin 4 albuterol breathe treatments/day due to RSV & possible infiltrate.After treatments, hands & feet turn blue & cold & gets red face.Normal?

1 yo doin 4 albuterol breathe treatments/day due to RSV & possible infiltrate.After treatments, hands & feet turn blue & cold & gets red face.Normal?

Mgt/workup: The baby should be evaluated in the ED. Any blue coloration of the skin is not normal. The baby should be kept warm, but not over bundled. A good rule of thumb is that one more layer of clothing than older children should be worn. Some causes of the discoloration include changes in circulation, loss of body heat during the treatment or low oxygen. ...Read more

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This morning i woke up and my face and cheeks are very red and flushed and feel hot. My hands and arms have weird red splotches all over them. ?

This morning i woke up and my face and cheeks are very red and flushed and feel hot. My hands and arms have weird red splotches all over them. ?

Possibly viral: You may have a viral infection if this lasts less than a few days. If the problem is prolonged then you will need to see your doctor to get a work-up. Any fever or other symptoms? ...Read more

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What causes swelling of hands and feet, red flushed face thats hot to the touch and headache. Been this way for 8 hours now and im feeling very bad.

What causes swelling of hands and feet, red flushed face thats hot to the touch and headache. Been this way for 8 hours now and im feeling very bad.

Very unusual: I would make sure to check your blood pressure first. It sounds as if you are having some vascular like symptoms that are difficult to attribute to any one source without additional information. ...Read more

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I'm 19 years old and I stay getting hot flashes that make my face turn red and sweaty and my hands sweaty , how can I stop this ?& why is it happening

I'm 19 years old and I stay getting hot flashes that make my face turn red and sweaty and my hands sweaty , how can I stop this ?& why is it happening

See your doctor: Please see your doctor for exam and evaluation. There may be something hormonally or endocrinologically going on that could be causing this. You may need an evaluation ...Read more

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Swollen hands face and knees, lymphodema, low body temp, hot red skin, & headache every night. What could cause this? I also have asthma & raynauds.

Swollen hands face and knees, lymphodema, low body temp, hot red skin, & headache every night. What could cause this? I also have asthma & raynauds.

Thyroid?: I'd get a battery of general tests - complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic profile, and thyroid to begin with. Also, compliment those with a physical exam by a medical professional. ...Read more

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Hi. Red face burning, hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Hi. Red face burning,  hands cold, shaking feeling too cold, 120 pulse, feeling sleepy, presure in head and eyes. Heart problems or just a flu? Thanks

Shaking: the described symptoms and features are not typical of cardiac issues. Perhaps you are experiencing rigors, a temperature check would greatly helped in narrowing down the differential list, physical symptoms off an illness might be exaggerated due to your history of anxiety ...Read more

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Have low potassium, going to dr. To check kidneys, also have hot flashes, red hot face and hands, few times had high blood sugar. Possible diabetes?

Have low potassium, going to dr. To check kidneys, also have hot flashes, red hot face and hands, few times had high blood sugar. Possible diabetes?

Need for blood test: I trust that you plan to be fasting for your doctor's appointment so that fasting blood sugar may be tested. Though hemoglobin a1c can be tested in non-fasting state. It is not feasible to provide an answer without the lab tests. ...Read more

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2 yo developed redness, blotchy, and hives on tops of hands and feet,face,arms yesterday. All of these keep appearing and going away and appear 2days?

 2 yo developed redness, blotchy, and hives on tops of hands and feet,face,arms yesterday. All of these keep appearing and going away and appear 2days?

Various causes: Recurrent hives in a 2 y/o is most commonly a associated with viral infections. Another possibility would be a newly developed food allergy or an allergy to the Prilosec. Try giving a ½ tsp of Cetirizine twice a day for a week then stop it and observe. If it returns then look at the above mentioned factors and restart the anti histamine and maintain it for 4,weeks. If it returns then it's Chronic ...Read more

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Rash, flat redness with tiny bumps & itch over whole body (not head/hands/feet) for 14 days now. Not on any meds. Worse at night. What could this be?

Rash, flat redness with tiny bumps & itch over whole body (not head/hands/feet) for 14 days now. Not on any meds. Worse at night. What could this be?

Have to look at it: It is difficult to give a correct diagnosis without seeing the rashes. Many things can present with tiny itchy bumps. You should see a local physician. ...Read more

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I've always taken amoxicillin since I was little took last year n had hand redness n itching up arms face was burning is this reaction n safe to take?

I've always taken amoxicillin since I was little took last year n had hand redness n itching up arms face was burning is this reaction n safe to take?

Itching amox: i would not take it again. Follow up with an allergist for penicillin allergy testing. You can develop an allergy anytime in life so the fact that in the past you took it without difficulty does not preclude becoming allergic later in life. Please tell every doctor you go to that the last time you took amoxicillin you had itching and a rash, it is very important. Drug allergies can be fatal. ...Read more