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Woke up feeling hot. Why ?? My face feels like it's burning up and I'm sweating

Woke up feeling hot. Why ?? My face feels like it's burning up and I'm sweating

More info needed: Feeling hot can result from exposure to high temperatures, fever, eating spicy foods, exercise, thyroid disorder, intake of some medications. We do not have enough information to narrow it down. Your doctor can help to sort this out. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me why is my face burning when i apply moisturizer?

Doctors can you tell me why is my face burning when i apply moisturizer?

If it burns avoid it: Common moisturizers contain additive compounds and preservatives which your skin may be sensitive to. A better choice is to pick a moisturizer for sensitive skin, a hypoallergenic moisturizer, or a single compound moisturizer such as 5% hyaluronic acid which is commonly sold in holistic vitamin shops/pharmacies. Hyaluronic acid is a natural component of the skin which hydrates the skin. ...Read more

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Why does my face feel icthy and burning hot?

Why does my face feel icthy and burning hot?

May be allergy: May be an allergic reaction to some kind if food, cream, soap , shampoo or medication ( like niacin). Watch all the above, try antihistamine s over counter , if persists see an allergist ...Read more

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My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

My face feels like it is burning. Why is this so?

Photosensitivty: Is this happening in the sun? Many possible causes- medications, lupus and other connective tissue diseases, rosacea and allergic dermatitis are the most common causes. I would get checked by derm and try to establish when it happens, what makes it better/worse. ...Read more

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I was sitting outside next to a stick of burning incense and some of it would blow in my face when the wind would shift. Now my cheat is really heavy?

I was sitting outside next to a stick of burning incense and some of it would blow in my face when the wind would shift. Now my cheat is really heavy?

Irritation: This is a form of air pollution that can cause irritation/inflammation of the trachea or bronchial tubes which should eventually clear without any specific treatment. See your physician if you develop wheezing,productive cough with discolored sputum, fever or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Why is my face red and burning? I need some advice.

Why is my face red and burning? I need some advice.

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

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Face is burning and red after washing. What should I do?

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Face is burning and red after washing. What should I do?

Cool compress: Sounds like your face got irritated by, or is allergic to, something you are using to wash your face. If the skin is not peeling or blistering I would first try using a cool washcloth compress and perhaps sit in front of a cool fan. If it is a chronic issue consult a dermatologist. If your face is blistering you should go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Woke up to burning sensation on face but it's not hot to touch.

Woke up to burning sensation on face but it's not hot to touch.

Watch out for early: Shingles - now, you're kind of young for that, but an early sign of shingles outbreak (reactivated chickenpox) is a burning/tingling sensation. So look for a red rash with small raised bumps to develop. Otherwise see your primary care doctor on monday for a closer look. Take care! ...Read more

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Please i keep having burning sensatiom on my face. Please what is the cause?

Please i keep having burning sensatiom on my face. Please what is the cause?

Burning on face: Burning sensation on face can be caused by eczema, dryness, irritation, rosacea and some other skin conditions. They are treated differently so please talk to your dermatologist. Facial skin is sensitive so using a gentle cleanser like purpose cleanser or cetaphil bar without washcloth, avoiding fragrances and dyes in everything you use, using an oil-free moisturizer for sensitive skin helps. ...Read more

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