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My 2 year old son has intermittent bilateral bright red ear lobes that are very hot to the touch. Should i be concerned?A neighbor suggested htn?

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Dr. Scott Diede
Pediatrics - Hematology & Oncology
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In brief: Vasodilation

I do not know of any correlation between bright red ear lobes and hypertension.
It sounds like he is having a transient vasodilation involving his ears lobes (blood flow gets increased to this area). If he really has no other symptoms, i would not be too concerned about it at this point.

In brief: Vasodilation

I do not know of any correlation between bright red ear lobes and hypertension.
It sounds like he is having a transient vasodilation involving his ears lobes (blood flow gets increased to this area). If he really has no other symptoms, i would not be too concerned about it at this point.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Not really

Some kids blush this way, and may also do so at random. There is no correlation to a disease or condition I know of.

In brief: Not really

Some kids blush this way, and may also do so at random. There is no correlation to a disease or condition I know of.
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