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Flushed complexion

15 possible causes of "Flushed complexion"
Symptoms:
  • Flushed complexion
1. Skin Blushing/Flushing
Skin flushing, or blushing, is characterized by feelings of warmth and rapid reddening of your neck, upper chest, or face. Blotchiness or solid patches of redness are often visible when blushing. Flushed skin is ...
Symptoms:
  • Runny nose
  • Noise intolerance
  • Stuffy nose
  • Chronic pain
  • Flushed complexion
  • Eye pain
2. Cluster Headaches
Cluster headaches are severely painful headaches that occur in clusters, meaning that you experience cycles of headache attacks followed by headache-free periods. The frequency of your headaches during those cycles ma...
Symptoms:
  • Eye redness
  • Pain
  • Butterfly rash
  • Common acne
  • Flushed complexion
  • Pustule
3. Rosacea
According to the National Rosacea Society, rosacea is a chronic skin disease that affects more than 16 million Americans. The cause of rosacea is still unknown, and there is no cure. However, res
Symptoms:
  • Numbness
  • Abnormal heart rhythms
  • Tingling
  • Fast heart rate
  • Flushed complexion
  • Moist skin
4. The Truth About MSG and Chinese Restaurant Syndrome
Chinese restaurant syndrome describes a group of symptoms that some people experience after eating food from a Chinese restaurant. A food additive called monosodium glutamate (MSG) is often blamed for Chinese restauran...
Symptoms:
  • Vitiligo
  • Hot flashes
  • Heart murmurs
  • High blood pressure
  • Flushed complexion
  • Breast enlargement in men
5. Hyperthyroidism
The thyroid gland is a small butterfly-shaped gland located at the front of the neck below your Adam's apple. It produces tetraiodothyronine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), two hormones which control how your cells us...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Pain
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhea
  • Flushed complexion
  • Cough
6. Fifth Disease
Fifth disease is caused by a virus that often results in a red rash on the arms, legs, and cheeks. For this reason, it is also known as "slapped cheek disease." It is fairly common and mild in most children, but it ca...
Symptoms:
  • Flushed complexion
  • Moist skin
  • Bruises
  • Shivering
  • Low blood pressure
  • Coma
7. Septicemia
Septicemia is also known as bacteremia or blood poisoning. Septicemia occurs when a bacterial infection enters the bloodstream. Untreated septicemia can quickly progress to sepsis, which is a serious complication of a...
This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Beefy red tongue
  • Delirium
  • Headache
  • Flushed complexion
  • Pain
8. Yellow fever
Yellow fever is a serious, potentially deadly flu-like disease spread by mosquitoes. Characterized by a high fever and jaundice, it is most prevalent in certain parts of Africa and South America. The disease is no...
Symptoms:
  • Headache
  • Beefy red tongue
  • Pain
  • Strawberry tongue
  • Flushed complexion
  • Tongue swelling
9. Scarlet Fever
Scarlet fever is an infection that sometimes occurs after a patient has had strep throat. It is caused by the same family of bacteria that causes strep throat (an infection that makes the throat red, swollen, and sore)...
Symptoms:
  • Loss of appetite
  • Body ache
  • Flushed complexion
  • Flushing
  • General weakness
  • Disorientation
10. Pyelonephritis
Pyelonephritis is a sudden and severe kidney infection. This condition causes the kidneys to swell, can permanently damage the kidneys, and can even be life threatening. It is important to recognize the symptoms so yo...

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