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What are the red blotchy spots that appear on skin when you drink too much?

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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology
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In brief: Maybe vasodilation

Alcohol can act as a vasodilator causing flushing with drinking.
Some people also react to tannins in wine.

In brief: Maybe vasodilation

Alcohol can act as a vasodilator causing flushing with drinking.
Some people also react to tannins in wine.
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Dr. David Voron
Dermatology
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In brief: See below

Cutaneous capillary dilatation manifests itself as red blotchy spots.

In brief: See below

Cutaneous capillary dilatation manifests itself as red blotchy spots.
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